The Degradation Of Academic Dogma

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Degradation of Academic Dogma, which traced the undermining of the public university to the flood of governmental money that poured into these institutions after World War II. Nisbet held that when the federal government increased its support for research, many

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Foreword to ROBERT NISBET, THE DEGRADATION OF THE ACADEMIC DOGMA: THE UNI-VERSITY IN AMERICA, 1945-1970 at vi (1971). An illuminating series of essays is found in JAMES PERKINS, THE UNIVERSITY IN TRANSITION (1966). See also SHELDON ROTHBLATr, TRADITION AND CHANGE IN ENGLISH LIBERAL EDUCATION 166 (1976);

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SELECTED FOR REVIEW Reviewers: MeyerM.Cahn RobertB. Nordberg Clarence R. Olsen Glenn Conner Susan Kirchner Sperry Millard Clements The Degradation of the Academic Dogma: The University in America 1945- 1970. Robert Nisbet. New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1971. 252pp. Reviewed by MEYER M. CAHN, Pro ... dogma for the past 800 years, its dogma of

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The Degradation of Academic Dogma (1971). Before the war, the reigning dogma of the university encouraged faith in reason, the quest for truth, and acknowledged both a hierarchy of knowledge and a natural hier-archy among those providing and those seeking knowledge. This dogma was trans-formed and degraded after the war, ac-

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See also Robert Nisbet, The Degradation of the Academic Dogma: The University in America, 1945-1970 (Basic Books New York 1971) Chapter 1-4; Robert Paul Wolf, The Ideal of the University (Boston: Beacon Press, 1969) Chapter 1. 4 Although ancient versions of the community of scholars had sought to produce

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"The Degradation of The Academic Dogma," to be published by Basic Books in March. 44 same way sacraments and liturgy were regarded by early, zealous Protestants: unnecessary to those with grace and unavailing to those without it. Now merely replace grace with the word identity. Just as the more ethereal, self­

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BOX 1 The Degradation of the Academic Dogma: The University in America, 1945-1970 BOX 1 Contract and correspondence, 1968-1973 BOX 1 Reviews, 1971 BOX 1 Emile Durkheim: Selected Essays, 1962-1972 BOX 1 A History of Sociological Analysis BOX 1 Contract and correspondence, 1975-1979 BOX 1 Reviews and promotion, 1978-1979 BOX 1 History of the Idea ...

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Degradation of the Academic Dogma (New York: Basic Books, 1971), for an olde,r work; or, llmong most recent wor~. Edward Tingley, "Techriicians of Learning," First Things (August/September 2000), pp. 29-35, or the Fall 2000 edition of The Hedge ...