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Valuing Useless Knowledge

An Anthropological Inquiry into the Meaning of Liberal Education

by Robert Bates Graber

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Published by Truman State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Education, Humanistic,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Education,
  • Aims & Objectives,
  • General,
  • Educational anthropology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8445523M
    ISBN 100943549361
    ISBN 109780943549361

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Graber, Robert Bates, Valuing useless knowledge. Kirksville, MO: Thomas Jefferson University Press, Below is a list of core values commonly used by leadership institutes and programs. This list is not exhaustive, but it will give you an idea of some common core values (also called personal values). My recommendation is to select less than five core values to focus on—if everything is a core value, then nothing is really a priority.

    Buy Valuing Useless Knowledge (Early Modern Studies) 2nd Revised ed. by Robert Bates Graber (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on Author: Robert Bates Graber. For to one is given the word of wisdom through the Spirit, and to another the word of knowledge according to the same Spirit; Philippians losing a loved one accomplishments accomplishment Worth poop Being Lost Value Excellence Death To Self Heaven, Inheritance Of Gain Through Loss Giving, Of Oneself Defecation Renunciation.

      The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge is a book that should be in the library of all those who undertake any manner of inquiry, be it scientific or humanistic, amateur or professional. Furthermore, it should not be read only once but turned to again and again for inspiration, for motivation, and indeed, even for comfort/5(32).   What you may so cavalierly call useless information could prove invaluable to someone else. Then again, maybe not. But to The Useless Information Society, any fact that passes its gasp-inducing, not-a-lot-of-people-know-that test merits inclusion in this fascinating but ultimately useless book /5(25).


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Explores the historical, philosophical, and sociological origins and nature of liberal arts and science education and draws on anthropology to show us how much to value such 'useless knowledge'/5. Graber book-ends the content of this slim volume with two statements: "The liberal arts may be defined-impishly, but accurately nonetheless-as essentially those areas of knowledge in which practical-minded parents hope their children will not major."" the valuing of useless knowledge appears as nothing less than humankind trying to save itself."/5(2).

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Local knowledge, traditions, memories, and identities similarly shifted, with younger islanders expressing a more critical view of the rural past than their elders.

This book recounts the unique history of this region, emphasizing the generational tensions, disconnects, and continuities of the last half century. Valuing Useless Knowledge Prologue. Confusion abounds about what the liberal arts really are, and therefore about the meaning of liberal education.

The liberal arts may be deWned—impishly, but accurately nonetheless—as essentially those areas of knowledge in which practical-minded parents hope their children will not major.

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It should be required reading for students, faculty, and parents involved in any way with institutions of liberal learning. The argument is never heavy-handed and always stimulating.5/5. This brief book includes Flexner's timeless essay alongside a new companion essay by Robbert Dijkgraaf, the Institute's current director, in which he shows that Flexner's defense of the value of "the unobstructed pursuit of useless knowledge" may be even more relevant today than it was in the early twentieth by: "The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge is a book that should be in the library of all those who undertake any manner of inquiry, be it scientific or humanistic, amateur or professional.

Furthermore, it should not be read only once but turned to again and again for inspiration, for. Valuing Useless Knowledge: An Anthropological Inquiry into the Meaning of Liberal Education Robert Bates Graber Published by Truman State Univ Pr ()/5(5).

A short, provocative book about why "useless" science often leads to humanity's greatest technological breakthroughs. A forty-year tightening of funding for scientific research has meant that resources are increasingly directed toward applied or practical outcomes, with the intent of creating products of immediate value/5.

A new book by Princeton University Press, The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge, features Institute for Advanced Study founding Director Abraham Flexner’s classic essay of the same title, first published in Harper’s magazine inand includes a new companion essay by Robbert Dijkgraaf, Director and Leon Levy Professor at the Institute.

And now THC will lay some useless knowledge on you. Erwin Panofsky (), whom I'd never heard of before running across the reference above, was a German art historian who spent most of his academic career in the U.S. after the Nazis terminated his appointment at the University of Hamburg when they came to power in Author: Mark Stoler.

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