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Re: Fw: Philosophy in Danger at UNLV

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  • vaeringjar
    ... I think we can sum it all up with one word, corporatization . Dennis Clark
    Message 1 of 3 , Mar 14, 2011
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      --- In neoplatonism@yahoogroups.com, John Uebersax <john.uebersax@...> wrote:
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      > I might be more concerned if I didn't believe that, with university tuition today being criminally high, students are being cheated in any case.
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      > So UNLV has determined that, in today's 'competitive' environment, philosophy has a lower priority than business or technology classes. Fine. Why not bring back the ancient practice of teaching philosophy in dedicated schools of philosophy?
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      > It seems that young people are hoodwinked into believing they need a diploma from an "accredited" school to get a good job. It's form over substance. A shoddy, accredited college is deemed better than an excellent, unaccredited one. Hence the large public and private universities have a monopoly.
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      > Best,
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      > John
      >

      I think we can sum it all up with one word, "corporatization".

      Dennis Clark
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