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Beyond reason and tolerance : the purpose and practice of higher education / Robert J. Thompson, Jr.

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Author/Creator:
Thompson, Robert J. (Robert Joseph), 1945- author.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2014
Copyright date:
2014
Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2014]
Copyright notice:
©2014
Format:
  • Book
  • xiii, 205 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-191) and index.
Contents:
  • Preface
  • 1. American Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century
  • 2. Emerging Adulthood: A Developmental Science Perspective
  • 3. Personal Epistemology
  • 4. Empathy
  • 5. Identity and the Process of Self-Authorship
  • 6. Campus Culture: Developing the Capacities to Constructively Engage Difference
  • 7. Providing a Formative Undergraduate Liberal Education.
Summary:
"Beyond Reason and Tolerance argues that to prepare students to engage political, ethnic, and religious differences, higher education must adopt a developmental model for a formative and liberal undergraduate education as a process of growth involving empathy as well as reasoning, values as well as knowledge, and identity as well as competencies"-- Provided by publisher.
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ISBN:
9780199969784
0199969787

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