Gallery of Scholars
A Philosopher's Recollections
2004, 163 S, Gb, (Springer)
Bestell-Nr. 131724

160,49 EUR

This volume offers a vivid personal account of eminent philosophers and educators with whom the author has interacted over the half century of his academic career at Harvard. It recalls the personalities and ideas of landmark thinkers of the recent past, thus counteracting the prevalent amnesia of research universitieS It reflects on the educational impact of the scholars' styles of teaching as well as the varied approaches embodied in their academic practice. In addition, it affords insights into the human workings of universities and the varieties of scholarship in the continuing quest of shared understanding. The book includes fourteen photographs of scholars portrayed in the book.


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