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  1. Week One: Introduction: The Medieval Universities 4 items
    1. Medieval Student Power - Alan B. Cobban 1971

      Article Essential

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    3. The medieval universities: their development and organization - Alan B. Cobban 1975

      Book Recommended

  2. Week Two: Kant and the Conflict of the Faculties 4 items
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    2. Kant's critical philosophy: the doctrine of the faculties - Gilles Deleuze 1984

      Book Recommended

  3. Week Three: Wilhelm von Humboldt and the University of Berlin 6 items
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    2. The purpose of higher education: also known as the Vocation of the scholar - Johann Gottlieb Fichte c1988

      Book Recommended

    3. Review: EXPORTING THE HUMBOLDTIAN UNIVERSITY - Review by: Wilhelm Krull 2005

      Article Recommended

  4. Week Four: Newman and the Idea of a University 5 items
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  5. Week Five: Essay workshop: exploring the ‘idea’ of the university 1 item
  6. Week Six: Preparing the way for postmodernism 1 item
  7. Week Seven: Lyotard and knowledge 5 items
    1. Chapter of The postmodern condition: a report on knowledge

      Chapter Essential Please read pages 3-36

    2. Further reading:

    3. Postmodernism and Higher Education - Harland G. Bloland 09/1995

      Article Recommended

  8. Week Eight: Derrida and reason 6 items
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  9. Week Nine: Rorty and truth 5 items
    1. Does Academic Freedom Have Philosophical Presuppositions

      Chapter Essential Please read pages 21-42

    2. Further reading:

  10. Week Ten: Barnett and spirit 5 items
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  11. Week 11: Essay workshop 0 items
  12. Week 12: Summing up 0 items
  13. Further reading 63 items
    1. The university in ruins - Bill Readings 1996

      Book Background

    2. Researching higher education - Malcolm Tight 2012

      Book Background

    3. Chapter of The future of academic freedom

      Chapter Background

    4. Chapter 2 of Rethinking education in the age of technology

      Chapter Background Chapter 2 provides a positive interpretation of technological influences on education. It is followed by another chapter with negative views.

    5. Making sense of the MOOCs debate - Sharrock, Geoff 2015

      Article Background A review of arguments for and against MOOCs

    6. Who's Afraid of Peer Review? - BOHANNON, JOHN 2013

      Article Background

    7. Leadership for world-class universities: challenges for developing countries - Philip G. Altbach 2011

      Book Background

    8. Higher education in the new century: global challenges and innovative ideas - Philip G. Altbach, Patti McGill Peterson 2007

      Book Background

    9. Academic freedom and the law: a comparative study - E. M. Barendt 2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Background

    10. The idea of higher education - Ronald Barnett, Society for Research into Higher Education 1990

      Book Background

    11. Higher education: a critical business - Ronald Barnett, Society for Research into Higher Education, Open University 1997

      Book Background

    12. Being a university - Ronald Barnett c2011

      Book Background

    13. Imagining the university - Ronald Barnett 2013

      Book Background

    14. Homo academicus - Pierre Bourdieu 1988

      Book Background

    15. What are universities for? - Stefan Collini 2012

      Book Background

    16. Higher education: report of the Committee appointed by the Prime Minister under the Chairmanship of Lord Robbins, 1961-63 - Lionel Robbins Robbins, Great Britain. Committee on Higher Education 1963

      Book Background

    17. The limits of state action - Wilhelm Humboldt, J. W. Burrow 1993

      Book Background

    18. The conflict of the faculties =: Der Streit der Fakultäten - Immanuel Kant 1992, c1979

      Book Background

    19. Humanism in Europe at the time of the Renaissance - Jean Claude Margolin c1989

      Book Background

    20. Beyond mass higher education: building on experience - Ian McNay 2005

      Book Background

    21. The idea of a university - John Henry Newman, Frank M. Turner 1996

      Book Background

    22. Not for profit: why democracy needs the humanities - Martha Craven Nussbaum c2010

      Book Background

    23. The German universities: their character and historical development - Friedrich Paulsen, Edward Delavan Perry 2012

      Book Background

    24. The idea of the university: a reexamination - Jaroslav Pelikan 1992

      Book Background

    25. Knowledge economy, development and the future of higher education - Michael Peters c2007

      Book Background

    26. The university in ruins - Bill Readings 1996

      Book Background

    27. The meanings of mass higher education - Peter Scott, Society for Research into Higher Education 1995

      Book Background

    28. Academic Freedom in the 21st Century - Tierney, William G; 2005

      Article Background

    29. Researching higher education - Malcolm Tight 2012

      Book Background

    30. Commitment to Higher Education: Seven West European Thinkers on the Essence of the University - John Wyaat August 1990 (Hardcover)

      Book Background

    31. Dueling students: conflict, masculinity, and politics in German universities, 1890-1914 - Lisa Fetheringill Zwicker c2011

      Book Background