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The Resource Why teach? : in defense of a real education, Mark Edmundson

Why teach? : in defense of a real education, Mark Edmundson

Label
Why teach? : in defense of a real education
Title
Why teach?
Title remainder
in defense of a real education
Statement of responsibility
Mark Edmundson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a collection of essays that explore a college education as a means through which serious-minded individuals broaden their minds and acquire life skills, arguing that higher learning is an essential remedy for today's problems
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Edmundson, Mark
Dewey number
378.73
Index
no index present
LC call number
LA227.4
LC item number
.E36 2013
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Education, Higher
  • Teaching
Label
Why teach? : in defense of a real education, Mark Edmundson
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Liberal arts & lite entertainment -- Dwelling in possibilities -- Who are you and what are you doing here? A word to the incoming class -- Do sports build character? -- Glorious failure : 2005 convocation address, University of Virginia -- The globalists -- The corporate city and the scholarly enclave -- The English major -- My first intellectual -- The Pink Floyd night school -- A word to the new humanities professor -- Against readings -- Narcissus regards his book : the common reader now -- The uncoolness of good teachers -- Teaching the truths -- Under the sign of Satan : Blake in the corporate university
Control code
ocn827852440
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xiv, 222 pages
Isbn
9781620401071
Lccn
2013000853
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1128713
  • (Sirsi) o827852440
  • (OCoLC)827852440
Label
Why teach? : in defense of a real education, Mark Edmundson
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Liberal arts & lite entertainment -- Dwelling in possibilities -- Who are you and what are you doing here? A word to the incoming class -- Do sports build character? -- Glorious failure : 2005 convocation address, University of Virginia -- The globalists -- The corporate city and the scholarly enclave -- The English major -- My first intellectual -- The Pink Floyd night school -- A word to the new humanities professor -- Against readings -- Narcissus regards his book : the common reader now -- The uncoolness of good teachers -- Teaching the truths -- Under the sign of Satan : Blake in the corporate university
Control code
ocn827852440
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xiv, 222 pages
Isbn
9781620401071
Lccn
2013000853
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1128713
  • (Sirsi) o827852440
  • (OCoLC)827852440

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