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Discourses on the Scope and Nature of University Education, 1852

By Newman, John Henry

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Title: Discourses on the Scope and Nature of University Education, 1852  
Author: Newman, John Henry
Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Literature, Poetry
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Publisher: The Victorian Prose Archive


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Newman, J. H., & Alfred J. Drak, E. B. (n.d.). Discourses on the Scope and Nature of University Education, 1852. Retrieved from

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Excerpts: THE view taken of a University in the Discourses which form this Volume is of the following kind: that it is a place of teaching universal knowledge. This implies that its object is, on the one hand, intellectual, not moral; and, on the other, that it is the diffusion and extension of knowledge, rather than the advancement. If its object were scientific and philosophical discovery, I do not see why a University should have students; if religious training, I do not see how it can be the seat of philosophy and science. Such is a University in its essence, and independently of its relation to the Church. But, practically speaking, it cannot fulfill its...


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