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Published by ChelseaHouse in New York .
Written in English

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Edited reprint of the edition by Longmans, Green and Co.

Statementby John Henry Cardinal Newman.
SeriesProphets of sensibility : precursors of modern cultural thought / Professor Harold Bloom, general editor
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16691628M
ISBN 100877543283

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the idea of a university. defined and illustrated. i. in nine discourses delivered to the catholics of dublin. ii. in occasional lectures and essays addressed to the members of the catholic university. by. john henry cardinal newman. new impression. longmans, green, and co. 39 paternoster row, london. Book Description: Since its publication almost years ago,The Idea of a Universityhas had an extraordinary influence on the shaping and goals of higher issues that John Henry Newman raised-the place of religion and moral values in the university setting, the competing claims of liberal and professional education, the character of the academic community, the cultural role of. "The aim of the University is a true enlargement of mind the power of viewing many things at once."Though a century and a half has passed since John Henry Newman delivered the lectures which provide the basis for The Idea of a University, the prescription he served up is more relevant today than during the Victorian wrote and delivered these addresses upon becoming the first 5/5(1). The Idea of the Digital University book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. There has been growing talk about the “crisis” in highe /5(6).

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