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The urgent need for an academic revolution - from knowledge to wisdom: keynote lecture

Maxwell, N; (2011) The urgent need for an academic revolution - from knowledge to wisdom: keynote lecture. In: The role and values of the university in a new era: legends, reality and prospects. (pp. 1 - 6). Center for Educational Research and Evaluation, National Taiwan Normal University: Taipei, Taiwan.

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Abstract

We urgently need to bring about a revolution in academic inquiry so that the basic aim becomes to seek and promote wisdom, and the basic task becomes to tackle problems of living.

Type: Proceedings paper
Title: The urgent need for an academic revolution - from knowledge to wisdom: keynote lecture
Event: The role and values of the university in a new era: legends, reality and prospects
Location: National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan
Dates: 2011-10-28 - 2011-10-29
Keywords: The university, academic inquiry, global problems, wisdom, scientific method, rationality, the enlightenment, natural science, social inquiry, education.
UCL classification: UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Maths and Physical Sciences > Science and Technology Studies
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1329622
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