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Uses of Knowledge Selections from the Idea of a University

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ISBN-10: 0882950630

ISBN-13: 9780882950631

Edition: 1948

Authors: John Henry Newman, Leo L. Ward

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This insightful selection, features four discourses from The Idea of a University: Knowledge Its Own End; Knowledge Viewed in Relation to Learning; Knowledge Viewed in Relation to Professional Skill; and Knowledge Viewed in Relation to Religion. Also included are excerpts from the "Preface" and the following appendices: Discipline of Mind; Literature and Science; and Style. Edited by Leo L Ward, this volume also contains an introduction, a list of principal dates in Newman's life, and a bibliography.
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Copyright year: 1948
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/15/1948
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 119
Size: 4.75" wide x 7.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

English clergyman John Henry Newman was born on February 21, 1801. He was educated at Trinity College, University of Oxford. He was the leader of the Oxford movement and cardinal after his conversion to the Roman Catholic Church. In 1822, he received an Oriel College fellowship, which was then the highest distinction of Oxford scholarship, and was appointed a tutor at Oriel. Two years later, he became vicar of St. Mary's, the Anglican church of the University of Oxford, and exerted influence on the religious thought through his sermons. When Newman resigned his tutorship in 1832, he made a tour of the Mediterranean region and wrote the hymn "Lead Kindly Light." He was also one of the chief…    

Principal dates in Newman's Life
Introduction
General argument in the idea of a university
The uses of knowledge
Knowledge Its Own End
Knowledge Viewed in Relation to Learning
Knowledge Viewed in Relation to Professional Skill
Knowledge Viewed in Relation to Religion
Appendices
Discipline of Mind
Literature and Science
Style
Bibliography