The author evaluates the current state of crisis in undergraduate education in the US, citing such problems as interdepartmental feuding, marketplace pressures on professors, bureaucratic regulations, and tuition costs. He presents a thoughtful argument for significant social restructuring and a ren3 Reconceiving the University: The Great Books Versus the Great Debate I want to beg you, as much as I can, to be patient toward all ... Perhaps you will then gradually without noticing it, live along some . . . day into the answer. ... 1 The importance of these questions, especially in terms of higher education, is the fundamental act of continuous inquiry that they ... To foster this, a university campus should be a white-hot crucible of ongoing debates, characterized by the constant clash ofanbsp;...
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