Classical Taylorism

August 1, 2013

When Laurie Taylor is toppling academe’s totems and fads, it looks easy, but then a little phrase catches the light and you realise that the brilliance is in the detail. His recent throwaway line – “Poppleton’s recent decision to brand itself as the university ‘Where Great Minds Like a Think’” – touched genius (The Poppletonian, 25 July).

John Robinson
York

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