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Why education is useless /

by Cottom, Daniel.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2003Description: 245 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 081223720X (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Education -- PhilosophySummary: This book engages those who attack learning by focusing on topics such as the nature of humanity, love, beauty, and identity as well as academic scandals, identity politics, multiculturalism, and the corporatization of academe. Asserting that hostility toward education cannot be dismissed as the reaction of barbarians, fools, and nihilists, the author brings a fresh perspective to all these topics while still making the debates about them comprehensible to those who are not academic insiders. List(s) this item appears in: BL: Faculty Development Collection
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FDC 370.1523 DONLearning to think : FDC 370.1523 OVEOvercoming barriers to student understanding : FDC 370.152 MIDOvercoming student learning bottlenecks : FDC 370.1 COTWhy education is useless / FDC 370.1 THEThe theory & practice of teaching / FDC 370.71 TEATeachers caught in the action :

Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-234) and index.

This book engages those who attack learning by focusing on topics such as the nature of humanity, love, beauty, and identity as well as academic scandals, identity politics, multiculturalism, and the corporatization of academe. Asserting that hostility toward education cannot be dismissed as the reaction of barbarians, fools, and nihilists, the author brings a fresh perspective to all these topics while still making the debates about them comprehensible to those who are not academic insiders.

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