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The Idea of a modern university. Edited by Sidney Hook, Paul Kurtz [and] Miro Todorovich.

; Kurtz, Paul, 1925-2012, editor ; Todorovich, Miro, editor ; University Centers for Rational Alternatives
Buffalo, N.Y., Prometheus Books [1974] .
ISBN 0879750324, 9780879750329

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Other Authors Hook, Sidney, 1902-1989,
Kurtz, Paul, 1925-2012,
Todorovich, Miro,
University Centers for Rational Alternatives.
Subjects United States.
Universités -- États-Unis.
Universities -- Essays.
Universities and colleges -- United States.
Universities and colleges.
Description xix, 290 pages 23 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes Papers presented at a conference held at Rockefeller University, New York City, Feb. 21-22, 1972; sponsored by University Centers for Rational Alternatives.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Preface: By way of history / Miro Todorovich -- Introduction: The rationale of the problem / Sidney Hook -- [1.] Universal higher education: promise or illusion: The illusion of universal higher education / Fritz Machlup -- The promise of universal higher education / Patrick Suppes -- Democracy and higher education / Sidney Hook -- The travail and fate of higher education / Daniel P. Moynihan -- Gresham's law in education / Ernest van den Haag -- Comment / Ernest Nagel -- A reply to my critics / Fritz Machlup -- [2.] Higher education under fire: In defense of intellectual integrity / Arthur Bestor -- The betrayal of the Citadel / Robert Nisbet -- Historical facts in the decline of the university / Oscar Handlin -- The need for a philosophy of education / Irving Kristol -- The fragmentation of knowledge / Samuel Lubell -- A plea for pluralism: a dissenting note / Charles Frankel -- The content of a liberal education / Steven M. Cahn -- The irrelevance of relevance / Robert Hoffman -- Rationality in the contemporary university / Gray L. Dorsey -- Some things we need / Stephen Tonsor -- An economist's view / Abba Lerner -- Education and a free society / Edward J. Rozek -- Academic freedom and authoritarianism / Henry R. Novotny -- [3.] The crucial problems of the modern university: The role of the faculty / John R. Searle -- Collective bargaining in higher education / John H. Bunzel -- The affirmative-action program of HEW / Paul Seabury -- Excellence and irrelevance: democracy and higher education / Paul Kurtz -- The ethnic revolution and public policy / Richard Gambino -- The decline of professional morale / Glenn R. Morrow -- Equality and quality in education / Marvin Zimmerman -- Reflections on the agonies of the university / Abba Lerner -- A case study -May 1970 / Cyril Zebot -- Who is the enemy? / Seymour M. Lipset -- The torment of tenure / Nathan Glazer -- A dangerous precedent / Jack Hirshleifer -- Rationalizing the financing of higher education / Stephen Tonsor -- Scholarship and the humanistic tradition / Paul Oskar Kristeller -- The importance of a positive appeal / Louise Rosenblatt -- The challenge of general education / Theodore de Bary -- Reinforcing the challenge / Arthur Bestor -- In defense of quotas / Harold Chase -- The need for coalition and proper strategy / Isadore Blumen -- Counsel for the future / Samuel Lubell -- The scholar -news-media gap and public education / Leonard R. Sussman -- Concluding observations / John H. Bunzel -- Agenda for the future / John R. Searle.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)946979
(OCoLC)ocm00946979
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