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The western devaluation of knowledge / Charles B. Osburn.

Author/Creator:
Osburn, Charles B.
Publication:
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2014]
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 299 pages ; 23 cm.
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Subjects:
Knowledge, Theory of.
Values.
Culture.
Contents:
Introduction: the ways and means of cultural change
Science, industry and the invention of a new worldview
Management as cultural authority
The cultural values of work and leisure
The strategy & spirit of capitalism
From material need to consumer culture
Higher learning as marketplace
Globalization of the tightening systems knot
Time to think
Balancing values through cultural change
Progress and myth
Knowledge devalued: summary & conclusions.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781442228795 (cloth : alk. paper)
1442228792 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781442228801 (electronic)
1442228806 (electronic)
OCLC:
857646076