Wisdom in the University

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-05-14
  • Publisher: Routledge

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This provocative and challenging book questions how people think about what universities should seek to do and how they should respond to the pressing issues of our time. With contributions from leading experts Wisdom in the University is essential reading for all those interested in the the future of universities and philosophy of education.

Table of Contents

Wisdom in the university
From knowledge to wisdom: the need for an academic revolutionp. 1
From knowledge-inquiry to wisdom-inquiry: is the revolution underway!p. 21
Commercial influences on the pursuit of wisdomp. 35
Teaching for wisdom: what matters is not just what students know, but how they use itp. 47
Wisdom and lifelong learning in the twenty-first centuryp. 63
Wisdom remembered: recovering a theological vision of wisdom for the academep. 77
Shakespeare on wisdomp. 89
Coda: towards the university of wisdomp. 101
Indexp. 103
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