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Socrates in the boardroom

Amanda Goodall

Socrates in the boardroom

why research universities should be led by top scholars

by Amanda Goodall

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • College presidents -- Rating of,
  • Universities and colleges -- Evaluation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAmanda H. Goodall.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB2341 .G572 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23203287M
    ISBN 109780691138008
    LC Control Number2009014789

      History books Socrates – a man for our times He was condemned to death for telling the ancient Greeks things they didn't want to hear, but his views .   In Socrates time information overload did not present the difficulty it does in the 21st century. During all of BCE, one could master mathematics, science as it were– and all the rest with requisite intelligence and patience. As for wisdom?: that would take a book merely to begin with.

    This consideration of the strengths and limitations of Socrates in the Boardroom leads to the book's central paradox. On the one hand, Goodall has penned a clearly written argument on the virtues of specialization and specialized knowledge. She reminds her reader, time and again, that she believes that research universities thrive when highly cited. Goodall, SOCRATES IN THE BOARDROOM IN RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES CSHE Research & Occasional Paper Series 2 , is also a Nobel Prize-winner, as is J. Michael Bishop, Chancellor of the University of California, San Francisco. Indeed California has some of the most distinguished scholars in the world leading its universities. John Hennessy.

      Part of the University of Warwick, we have an international reputation for top quality education and research in management and business.   Euthyphro finds Socrates outside the court-house, debating the nature of piety, while the Apology is his robust rebuttal of the charges against him. In the Crito, awaiting execution in prison, Socrates counters the arguments of friends urging him to escape. Finally, in the Phaedo, he is shown calmly confident in the face of death.


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Socrates in the Boardroom is a must-read for anyone interested in the academic enterprise."—Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Cornell University "The main argument in this well-written book—that top research universities should be led by top scholars—is tackled from a number of different angles using a variety of evidence and a range of examples.

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Socrates was an ancient Greek philosopher, one of the three greatest figures of the ancient period of Western philosophy (the others were Plato and Aristotle), who lived in Athens in the 5th century BCE.A legendary figure even in his own time, he was admired by his followers for his integrity, his self-mastery, his profound philosophical insight, and his great argumentative skill.

You’ve chosen another book by Plato, the that represent the same Socrates that we saw in Plato’s Apology.

The Socrates of the Theaetetus looks more like the Socrates of the Apology than the Socrates of the Republic, which many think was written between the Apology and the Socrates of the Republic is in control, and takes the main role in the elaboration of.

Socrates in the Boardroom Book Description: Amanda Goodall cuts through the rhetoric and misinformation swirling around this contentious issue--such as the assertion that academics simply don't have the managerial expertise needed to head the world's leading schools--using hard evidence and careful, dispassionate analysis.

In other words, Socrates should be in the boardroom. A natural alternative argument is: what the leader needs is primarily high managerial ability allied merely to some acceptable minimum level of technical ability. In contrast, the central argument being made in this book.

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Amanda Goodall cuts through the rhetoric and misinformation swirling around this contentious issue--such as the assertion that academics simply don't have the managerial expertise needed to head the world's leading schools--using hard evidence and careful.

Summary and Analysis Book V: Section II Summary. Socrates now turns his attention to the question as to whether such a class as the Guardians would answer is yes; we agree that the Guardians must defend the state, and we agree that the men and women and children of this class are to attain equality through nurture and education.

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Socrates was an ancient Greek philosopher considered to be the main source of Western thought. He was condemned to death for his Socratic method of questioning. Socrates - Socrates - Plato: Plato, unlike Xenophon, is generally regarded as a philosopher of the highest order of originality and depth.

According to some scholars, his philosophical skills made him far better able than Xenophon was to understand Socrates and therefore more valuable a source of information about him. The contrary view is that Plato’s originality and vision as a philosopher.Now (in Book VIII) Socrates returns to his examples of unjust societies and unjust men.

Socrates argues that there are four main types of unjust states: timocracy, oligarchy (plutocracy), democracy, and tyranny (despotism). Socrates says that timocracy is the closest to the Ideal State that we have thus far experienced; the others descend in.

It appears in book seven of The Republic wherein Plato discusses the nature of reality with his older brother, Glaucon, and his mentor, Socrates. This particular part of Plato's writings has been discussed and debated for centuries and is still the starting point for many an undergraduate course in Philosophy because it's such a great jumping.