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ERIC Number: EJ108068
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1974
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The Failure of the University
Bloom, Allan
Daedalus, 103, 4, 58-66, F 74
From the writings of Tocqueville and Pascal comes the premise that the democratic love for the utilitarian confounds the disinterested love of truth fostered by the university. American higher education and its liberal arts foundation, deteriorating under the pressures of democratic utilatarianism, are discussed. (JH)
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