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Impostors in the temple

a blueprint for improving higher education in America

by Anderson, Martin

  • 9 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Hoover Institution Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • College teachers -- United States -- Intellectual life.,
    • College teachers -- Professional ethics -- United States.,
    • College teaching -- United States.,
    • Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives -- United States.,
    • United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-251) and index.

      StatementMartin Anderson.
      SeriesHoover Institution Press publication ;, no. 436, Hoover Institution Press publication ;, 436.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLB1778.2 .A533 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 265 p. :
      Number of Pages265
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL984901M
      ISBN 100817994424
      LC Control Number96022679

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      Review of Impostors in the Temple, by Martin Anderson, (New York: Simon & Schuster, ) pages, index. By T. E. Wilder Contra Mundum, No. 8, Summer “It has been quite a while since anyone spoke of the world of American higher education as a place of integrity.” The cause of this, Martin Anderson argues, is bad guys. Aug Impostors in the Temple. Mr. Anderson, author of the book Impostors in the Temple: American Intellectuals Are Destroying Our Universities and Cheating.

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Impostors in the Temple is a hard-hitting, eye-opening book about the decaying moral and intellectual state of American universities and colleges today--about why things have gone so wrong, and what we can do to set them right. The university is the intellectual engine of America. Imposters in the Temple, a hard-hitting, eye-opening book about the intellectual and moral decay of American universities and colleges, has been updated and expanded in this new paperback edition from the Hoover Institution Press.

Martin Anderson—a former White House policy adviser to Presidents Nixon and Reagan and a member of the academic. Impostors in the Temple. Anderson, Martin. This book offers a critique of intellectuals in U.S. colleges and universities and the consequent decline in the quality of higher education and suggests solutions.

Chapter 1, "Two Intellectual Classes," defines the professional intellectuals; writers and editors who work for the mass media, large Cited by: I found this gem of a book via "Impostors In The Temple" written my Martin Anderson which is excellent in its own right, but from a different angle that this book.

Smith is a history professor, strikes me as having a streak of dissidence and defiance and honor that is not terribly prevalent in academics/5(9).

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Smith is a history professor, strikes me as having a streak of dissidence and defiance and honor that is not terribly prevalent in academics/5.

Imposters in the Temple, a hard-hitting, eye-opening book about the intellectual and moral decay of American universities and colleges, has been updated and expanded in this new paperback edition from the Hoover Institution Press/5(2).

After 35 years in academia, Anderson (Senior Fellow/Hoover Institution) gives a cri de coeur about what's gone so dreadfully wrong with the American university: Academic intellectuals, he says, have ``betrayed their profession'' and, within the halls of academe, ``integrity is dead.'' Strong charges, but Anderson does nothing if not back them up with facts, figures, and plenty of common-sense.

Imposters in the Temple. Martin Anderson. Simon & Schuster, $ In one of the many tales of academic foolishness chronicled in this exasperated book, Martin Anderson rails about the praise showered by Stanford University leaders on a deceased scholar alleged to have molested the son of. Anderson, author of the book Impostors in the Temple: American Intellectuals Are Destroying Our Universities and Cheating Our Students of Their Future published by Simon and Schuster.

"Impostors in the Temple" is a book about "fraud." All types of fraud. Fraud in the trivial pursuits of meaningless course curricula and research: "A show about nothing", as it were.

Fraud in putting unqualified "students", who in actuality are the interns of the NFL, into universities bent primarily on making money. Fraud in course costs and tuition/5(7).

Impostors in the temple: a blueprint for improving higher education in America. [Martin Anderson; Hoover Institution Press,] -- Impostors in the Temple, a hard-hitting, eye-opening book about the intellectual and moral decay of American universities and colleges, has been updated and expanded in this new paperback edition.

And Impostors in the Temple does have quite a number of useful insights and observations to offer. Anderson begins his investigation by distinguishing between two major types of intellectuals in our culture: the “academic” and the “professional” (or what George H.

They are the corrupt priests. They are the great pretenders of academe. They pretend to teach, they pretend to do original, important work. They do neither. They are impostors in the temple. And from these impostors most of the educational ills of America flow."5/5. Buy Impostors in the Temple: The Decline of the American University by Martin Anderson, Ph.D.

online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(1). Bible verses about Imposters. John ESV / 4 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. And this is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, “Who are you?”.

The trouble with Impostors in the Temple is that the cruel things it says about academics and the institution they have wrought are rarely nuanced or supported with cogent and convincing data.

Nor does it offer any other explanations for the various ills of academe save faculty turpitude, "the root cause of the educational troubles which.It has long been a disputed point if there was at anytime a book printed and bearing the title of “The Three Impostors.” M.

de la Monnoye, having been informed that a learned German1 intended to publish a dissertation the object of which was to prove that this work had really been printed, wrote a letter, in refutation, to one of his friends; this letter was given by M.

Bayle to M. Basnage.IMPOSTORS: ABOUT THE BOOK Order Your Copy Today: Amazon. Barnes & Noble. Books-A-Million. IndieBound. iBooks. Google Play. Deception. Risk. Betrayal. Redemption.

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