Historical (Mis)understandings of The Idea of a University

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A study of the use and abuse of John Henry Newman's classic work of educational philosophy, The Idea of a University.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationReceptions of Newman
EditorsFrederick Aquino, Benjamin King
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages20
ISBN (Print)978-0-19-968758-9
Publication statusPublished - 2 Sep 2015


  • Newman
  • HIgher Education
  • Catholic Univerity of Ireland

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • History
  • Religious studies

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    Barr, C. C. P. (2015). Historical (Mis)understandings of The Idea of a University. In F. Aquino, & B. King (Eds.), Receptions of Newman (pp. 114-133). Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687589.001.0001