Humanism Betrayed: Theory, Ideology and Culture in the Contemporary University

Mcgill-Queen's University Press (2001)
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Political correctness in Canada: the McEwen report on the political science department at UBC -- The new sectarianism: gender, race, sexual orientation -- Theory 1: Marx, Freud, Nietzsche -- Theory 2: Constructionism, ideology, textuality -- Presentism: postmodernism, poststructuralism, postcolonialism -- The carceral vision: Geertz, Greenblatt, Foucault, and culture as constraint -- The liberal humanist vision: Northrup Frye and culture as freedom -- Conclusion: the hegemony of theory and the managerial university.
Keywords Education, Higher Philosophy  Education, Higher Aims and objectives  Education, Humanistic  Enseignement supérieur Philosophie  Enseignement supérieur Finalités  Éducation humaniste
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ISBN(s) 0773521860   9780773521865
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