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Cornell: A History, 1940-2015

Glenn C. Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801444258
eISBN:
9780801471896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801444258.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This book, a history of Cornell University since 1940, examines the institution in the context of the emergence of the modern research university. It examines Cornell during the Cold War, the civil ... More


Ordered Liberty

Rodney A. Smolla

in The Constitution Goes to College: Five Constitutional Ideas That Have Shaped the American University

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741030
eISBN:
9780814788561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741030.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the ideal of ordered liberty in American constitutional tradition. It begins with an overview of the ideas of Thomas Friedman and Albert Einstein about the universe and relates ... More


5 Ordered Liberty

Rodney A. Smolla

in The Constitution Goes to College: Five Constitutional Ideas That Have Shaped the American University

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741030
eISBN:
9780814788561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741030.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the ideal of ordered liberty in American constitutional tradition. It begins with an overview of the ideas of Thomas Friedman and Albert Einstein about the universe and relates ... More


This Was Their Fight and They Had to Fight It: The FSM’s Nonradical Rank and File

Robert Cohen

in The Free Speech Movement: Reflections on Berkeley in the 1960s

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222212
eISBN:
9780520928619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222212.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the radicalism of the Free Speech Movement (FSM) at the University of California, Berkeley. It explains that though the movement began with the liberal agenda of free speech ... More


No University Is an Island: Saving Academic Freedom

Cary Nelson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758595
eISBN:
9780814759059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758595.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The modern university is sustained by academic freedom; it guarantees higher education's independence, its quality, and its success in educating students. The need to uphold those values would seem ... More


“Model of the Modern Urban University”: The New Spatial Form of the Chicago Circle Campus

Sharon Haar

in The City as Campus: Urbanism and Higher Education in Chicago

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665648
eISBN:
9781452946528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665648.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter details the various architectural considerations and nuances behind the construction of the urban campus of the time—the University of Illinois at Chicago Circle (UICC), so named because ... More


James Axtell, Wisdom’s Workshop. The Rise of the Modern University.

Sheldon Rothblatt

in History of Universities: Volume XXXI / 1

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198827344
eISBN:
9780191866234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827344.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This concluding chapter explores the rise of the modern university. The history of the modern university, especially the twentieth-century university, cannot be understood without considering the ... More


Introduction: What Is Academic Freedom?

Cary Nelson

in No University Is an Island: Saving Academic Freedom

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758595
eISBN:
9780814759059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758595.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter briefly examines the history of academic freedom in the United States. It highlights how the concept took cultural changes—from developments in science and philosophy, to ... More


Conclusions: Theology Revitalizing Anthropology

Khaled Furani

in Redeeming Anthropology: A Theological Critique of a Modern Science

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198796435
eISBN:
9780191837715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796435.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Reviewing the ways this book examines anthropology’s fraught and contradictory relationship with theology and the potential the latter offers for revitalizing the former, this chapter extends this ... More


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