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A Study of the Philosophy of Higher Education in the United States of America Author: Chung-lin Hsu


Due to common concern with higher education a number of critical problems were discussed by educators last year before the Ministry of Education took action to change the Law of University. Some issues, for example, the legitimacy of university, academic autonomy, academic freedom, students' participation in affairs on campus, were presented in a variety of forms to the educational forum. This paper is trying to explore the above-mentioned issues in the United States. It is hoped that by this research work several basic concepts in the field of higher education will be clarified and the ambiguity of those terms will be removed.

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