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    • The Renaissance Academies between Science and the Humanities 

      McNeely, Ian F. (2006-06-25)
      A synthetic analysis of the academies of the Renaissance and early modern periods, emphasizing their importance as an alternative to the European university and as a bridge between the "two cultures" of science and the humanities.
    • The Unity of Teaching and Research: Humboldt's Educational Revolution 

      McNeely, Ian F. (Oregon Council for the Humanities, 2002-09)
      Before Wilhelm von Humboldt founded the University of Berlin in 1810, it was by no means clear that the university would become the modern world’s dominant intellectual institution. After Humboldt’s reforms, teaching and ...
    • The University in Ruins? A Report on Knowledge 

      McNeely, Ian F. (2009-05-20)
      Revisiting Montreal professor Bill Readings’ posthumous critique of the modern university, this talk offers a new framework for understanding both the history of knowledge and changes in its institutions since the end of ...