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Polytechnic Utiliversity

University education delivers goods that are seen as commodities, as purchasable means to satisfy individual desires and solve collective problems. The knowledge it offers is a production, a techne that is a means to an end extrinsic to it. All academic disciplines in the late-modern research . . . . Continue Reading »

Jean Yarbrough on the NAS Bowdoin Report

Don’t miss this. It is the best essay I have read on the liberal dominance of higher education in a long time . Nothing fancy, just the situation. Yarbrough, a professor of political science at Bowdoin, and the author of excellent books on TR and TJ , responded to her school newspaper’s . . . . Continue Reading »

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