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Introduction

  • John C. Moore
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Abstract

John Moore’s “Introduction” presents his reasons for writing this book. He then reviews how the cultures of ancient Greece and Rome provided the building blocks for the later “Western University.” The author also presents the characteristic differences between earlier forms of higher education and the university. The Introduction concludes with a brief survey of the transition from the late Roman Empire through the early Middle Ages.

Keywords

Greece Rome Liberal arts University 

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© The Author(s) 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • John C. Moore
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  1. 1.Hofstra UniversityHempsteadUSA

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