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Beyond reason and tolerance : the purpose and practice of higher education / Robert J. Thompson.

By: Thompson, Robert J. (Robert Joseph), 1945-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, USA, 2014Description: xiii, 205 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780199969784 :.Subject(s): Education, Higher -- Philosophy | Education, Humanistic -- United States | Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives -- United States | Education, Higher -- Social aspects -- United States | Educational psychology -- United States | PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / AdolescentSummary: "Beyond Reason and Tolerance argues that to prepare students to engage political, ethnic, and religious differences, higher education must adopt a developmental model for a formative and liberal undergraduate education as a process of growth involving empathy as well as reasoning, values as well as knowledge, and identity as well as competencies"-- Provided by publisher.Summary: Machine generated contents note: -- Preface -- Chapter 1: American Higher Education in the 21st Century -- Chapter 2: Emerging Adulthood: A Developmental Science Perspective -- Chapter 3: Personal Epistemology -- Chapter 4: Empathy -- Chapter 5: Identity and the Process of Self-Authorship -- Chapter 6: Campus Culture: Developing the Capacities to Constructively Engage Difference -- Chapter 7: Providing a Formative Undergraduate Liberal Education -- References.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"Beyond Reason and Tolerance argues that to prepare students to engage political, ethnic, and religious differences, higher education must adopt a developmental model for a formative and liberal undergraduate education as a process of growth involving empathy as well as reasoning, values as well as knowledge, and identity as well as competencies"-- Provided by publisher.

Machine generated contents note: -- Preface -- Chapter 1: American Higher Education in the 21st Century -- Chapter 2: Emerging Adulthood: A Developmental Science Perspective -- Chapter 3: Personal Epistemology -- Chapter 4: Empathy -- Chapter 5: Identity and the Process of Self-Authorship -- Chapter 6: Campus Culture: Developing the Capacities to Constructively Engage Difference -- Chapter 7: Providing a Formative Undergraduate Liberal Education -- References.

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