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THE UNIVERSITY OF BECOMING


What is it?

This book provides a cross-domain approach and perspective on current situations and future possibilities for higher education.


Who is it for?

Everyone in higher education.


What can it do?

This volume wholeheartedly engages with the current climate in higher education and provides not only a thorough analysis of the foundational elements constituting higher education but also a critical discussion of possible connections to societal and cultural domains and policy debates.

Contents:

Introduction - the University of Becoming

Higher Education and its Societial Contexts
  • The Philosophy of Higher Education: Forks, Branches and Openings
  • Higher Education and the Politics of Need
  • Education as Promise: Learning from Hannah Arendt
  • Can Academics be Trusted to be Truth-Tellers More Than the Rest of Society?

Student Being and Becoming
  • Higher Education: Learning how to pay Attention
  • In Search of Student Time: Student Temporality and the Future University
  • A Kantian Perspective in Integrity as an aim of Student Being and Becoming
  • An Enterpreneurial Ecology for Higher Education: A new Approach to Student Formation

The Idea of the Future University
  • Philosophy for the Playful University - Towards a Theoretical Foundation for Playful Higher Education
  • The Migrant University
  • The Student as Consumer or Citizen of Academia and Academic Bildung
  • CreatingExperimentingCommunites in the Future University

Coda: Perpetuum Mobile








Bengtsen, S. S. E., Robinson, S. & Shumar, W. (2021). The university of becoming. London: Springer.