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knowledge most worth having

Liberal Arts Conference (1966 Chicago)

knowledge most worth having

by Liberal Arts Conference (1966 Chicago)

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Published by Chicago U.P .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Wayne C.Booth.
ContributionsBooth, Wayne C.
The Physical Object
Pagination212p.,21cm
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21844748M

What Knowledge Is of Most Worth? Arno A. Bellack Teachers College, Columbia University DURING THE current period of curriculum reform, most of the debate hinges on an old and familiar question: "What shall the schools teach?" This is a perennial question that apparently every generation has to solve over again for itself in the light of. question of what and whose knowledge is of most worth, must be a critical view and understanding of what the concept knowledge means and how this has changed over time (Weiler, ; ). For Weiler, there has been considerable change in the concept over the past century and, unsurprisingly,File Size: KB.

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The Knowledge Most Worth Having represents the essence of education at the University of Chicago—faculty and students grappling with key intellectual questions that span the humanities, while still acknowledging the need to acquire a depth of knowledge in one’s chosen field.

The papers collected here were delivered during an often-heated conference at the university in. By W.C. Booth --Returning coals to Newcastle, by F.C. Ward --The instruments of mental production, by N.

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The Knowledge Most Worth Having represents the essence of education at the University of Chicago--faculty and students grappling with key intellectual questions that span the humanities, while still acknowledging the need to acquire a depth of knowledge in one's chosen field.

The papers collected here were delivered during an often-heated. The Knowledge Most Worth Having represents the essence of education at the University of Chicago—faculty and students grappling with key intellectual questions that span the humanities, while still acknowledging the need to acquire a depth of knowledge in one’s chosen field.

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Knowledge Is of Most Worth,” in which he engaged in exactly this discussion, except from the point of view of the late 19th and early 20th centuries (Spencer, ). Spencer bemoaned the fact that most of the discussion around what is worth knowing in his day and age was based not on any rational discussion of.

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