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" The justification for a university is that it preserves the connection between knowledge and the zest of life, by uniting the young and the old in the imaginative consideration of learning. "
The Atlantic Monthly - Page 455
1928
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Studies in Universities and World Affairs, Volume 1

1956 - 226 pages
...the function of higher education, we may come to achieve the university as Whitehead saw it in 1929: The justification for a university is that it preserves...imparts information, but it imparts it imaginatively. . . . This atmosphere of excitement . . . transforms knowledge. A fact is no longer a bare fact; it...
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Hearings, Reports and Prints of the House Committee on Appropriations, Parts 8-9

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations - Finance, Public - 1974 - 1574 pages
...corporations. In Whitehead's view, the justification for a university — its service to a nation — is that it preserves the connection between knowledge...in the imaginative consideration of learning. The task of a university is to meld together imagination and experience so that the wisdom and beauty of...
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Department of Defense Appropriations for 1975: Hearings Before a ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations - 1974 - 1572 pages
...corporations. In Whitehead's view, the justification for a university — its service to a nation — is that it preserves the connection between knowledge...in the imaginative consideration of learning. The task of a university is to meld together imagination and experience so that the wisdom and beauty of...
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Governance of Universities: Autonomy of the University Community

Jagan Nath Kaul - Education - 1988 - 320 pages
...fruitfulness of serenity. It was in this connection that AN Whitehead observed in his Adventure of Ideas that "the justification for a university is that it preserves...imparts information but it imparts it imaginatively." The second broad purpose of a university, namely, the training of intelligence for "skills suitable...
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The Idea of the University: A Reexamination, Part 4

Jaroslav Pelikan - Education - 1992 - 252 pages
...carries the reminder that "at no time have universities been restricted to pure abstract learning. . . . The justification for a university is that it preserves...old in the imaginative consideration of learning," also, though not exclusively, in its professional training. For it may come as a surprise to some partisans...
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Metropolitan Universities: An Emerging Model in American Higher Education

Daniel Milo Johnson, David Arnold Bell - Education - 1995 - 388 pages
...Function," observes: At no time have universities been restricted to pure abstract learning. . . . The justification for a university is that it preserves the connection between knowledge and the zest for life, by uniting the young and the old in the imaginative consideration of learning. We know that...
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Anatomy of a Collaboration: Study of a College of Education/public School ...

Judith J. Slater - Education - 1996 - 222 pages
...a purposeful entity with responsibility to "preserve the connection between knowledge and zest for life, by uniting the young and the old in the imaginative consideration of learning" (Whitehead, 1954, 93). This confusion of goals and roles within the university setting makes it difficult...
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Enjoyment and the Activity of Mind: Dialogues on Whitehead and Education

Foster N. Walker - Education - 2000 - 184 pages
...a university is: "The justification for a university is that it preserves the connection be, iween knowledge and the zest of life, by uniting the young...old in the imaginative consideration of learning." Now is that an environment of friends in learning or isn't it? And I can see that this is his way of...
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Discourse and Context in Language Teaching: A Guide for Language Teachers

Marianne Celce-Murcia, Elite Olshtain - Foreign Language Study - 2000 - 235 pages
...in mind when he presented this title, thus enabling the reader to create the coherent picture. 1 . The justification for a university is that it preserves the connection between knowledge and the zest for life by uniting the young and old in the imaginative consideration of learning. 2. Imagination...
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Philosophy Science & Higher Education (Ppr)

Mason Welch Gross - Education - 174 pages
...that summarizes so much of the educational philosophy of Gross found in his own papers and discourses. "The justification for a university is that it preserves...imparts it imaginatively. At least this is the function it should perform for society. A university that fails in this respect has no reason for existence....
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