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One Man’s Revolution: Robert Maynard Hutchins, 1929–1951

John W. Boyer

in The University of Chicago: A History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226242514
eISBN:
9780226242651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226242651.003.0005
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Perhaps the most controversial chapter in the book explores the career of Robert Maynard Hutchins, who next to Harper was Chicago’s most important President in the Twentieth Century. Hutchins is a ... More


The University of Chicago: A History

John W. Boyer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226242514
eISBN:
9780226242651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226242651.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This book is a history of the University of Chicago, from its first founding in 1857 through its re-founding in 1890 till today. It presents the story of the emergence and growth of a complex ... More


Dewey and Hutchins at Chicago

Donald N. Levine

in Powers of the Mind: The Reinvention of Liberal Learning in America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226475530
eISBN:
9780226475783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226475783.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

The University of Chicago's contribution to the general education movement took place over the course of a century. At the heart of the educational tradition that developed there, one finds the ... More


The Hutchins College

in Richard Rorty: The Making of an American Philosopher

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226309903
eISBN:
9780226309910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309910.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Robert Maynard Hutchins developed a plan not only to establish a classical curriculum at the University of Chicago but also to transform the philosophy department there so as to lessen pragmatism's ... More


Searching for a Soul

George M. Marsden

in The Soul of the American University Revisited: From Protestant to Postsecular

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780190073312
eISBN:
9780190073343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073312.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, History of Christianity

The crisis for Christianity in the interwar years was intensified by the crisis in Western civilizations. Universities were to serve the needs of industrial society but also wanted to find meaning in ... More


M.A. in Philosophy, 1949–1952

in Richard Rorty: The Making of an American Philosopher

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226309903
eISBN:
9780226309910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309910.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

When Richard Rorty started the masters program at the University of Chicago in 1949, he entered a philosophy department that sat in many ways at odds with national trends. In a field increasingly ... More


An Introduction

in The Roots, Rituals, and Rhetorics of Change: North American Business Schools After the Second World War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776165
eISBN:
9780804778916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776165.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about changes in business schools in North America after World War 2, particularly during the period from 1945 to 1970. This ... More


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