Economics, Competition and Academia: An Intellectual History of Sophism Versus Virtue

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Edward Elgar Publishing, 2007 M01 1 - 148 pages
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Contents

Introduction markets c ompetition and higher education
1
Sophism academia and Greek economics
14
Adam Smith and sophism reaction to the endowment model
31
Virtue and early academia in the US
44
Academia and the rise of capitalism in the US
62
Corporate capitalism and the university as a business
78
Collegiate business schools in the US sophism or virtue
97
Academia in transition the road to sophism
121
Bibliography
133
Index
143
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