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December 20, 2002

Laurie Taylor is wrong to call the publication of Alison Wolf's Does Education Matter? a "wholly original" event.

Duke Maskell and Ian Robinson open their The New Idea of a University (2001) by questioning the economic case for higher education. The moral philosopher Gordon Graham has published a similar argument in Universities: The Recovery of an Idea .

Keith Sutherland
Imprint Academic, Exeter

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