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

Author/Creator:
Thompson, Robert J. (Robert Joseph), 1945-
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (223 p.)
Subjects:
Education, Higher -- Philosophy.
Education, Humanistic -- United States.
Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives -- United States.
Education, Higher -- Social aspects -- United States.
Educational psychology -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
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.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note:
Preface
Chapter 1: American Higher Education in the 21st Century
Chapter 2: Emerging Adulthood: A Developmental Science Perspective
Chapter 3: Personal Epistemology
Chapter 4: Empathy
Chapter 5: Identity and the Process of Self-Authorship
Chapter 6: Campus Culture: Developing the Capacities to Constructively Engage Difference
Chapter 7: Providing a Formative Undergraduate Liberal Education
References.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-19-996979-5
OCLC:
870646837
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