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Author Pelikan, Jaroslav, 1923-2006.

Title The idea of the university : a reexamination / Jaroslav Pelikan.

Publication Info. New Haven : Yale University Press, [1992]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  378 P384I    Check Shelf
Description x, 238 pages ; 24 cm
Note A commentary on John Henry Newman's The Idea of a university.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-229) and index.
Contents In dialogue with John Henry Newman -- The storm breaking upon the university : the university in crisis -- Pushing things up to their first principles -- Knowledge its own end? -- The imperial intellect and its virtues -- The mansion-house of the goodly family of the sciences -- The business of a university -- The advancement of knowledge through research -- The extension of knowledge through teaching -- Knowledge viewed in relation to professional skill -- The embalming of dead genius? -- The diffusion of knowledge through publishing -- Duties to society -- The university as ground of promise in the future -- The university and the spread of revolutionary doctrines -- The task of initiating a work of self-reformation -- Alma mater : a life of learning -- The idea of the university in scholarly literature.
Subject Newman, John Henry, Saint, 1801-1890. Idea of a university.
Education, Higher.
Universities and colleges.
Indexed Term Universities
Subject Newman, John Henry, Cardinal, 1810-1890. Idea of a university.
Added Author Newman, John Henry, Saint, 1801-1890. Idea of a university.
ISBN 0300057253 alkaline paper
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