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The Marketplace of Ideas

The Marketplace of Ideas
Author: Louis Menand
ISBN 13: 9780393062755
ISBN 10: 393062759
Edition: N/A
Publisher: N/A
Publication Date: 2009
Format: Hardcover
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Has American higher education become a dinosaur?

The New York Times - Michael Berube

In the four rigorously reasonable essays in The Marketplace of Ideas, Louis Menand takes up four questions about American higher education: "Why is it so hard to institute a general education curriculum? Why did the humanities disciplines undergo a crisis of legitimation? Why has 'interdisciplinarity' become a magic word? And why do professors all tend to have the same politics?"