Jacques Martin Barzun (November 30, 1907 – October 25, 2012) was a French-born American historian of ideas and culture. He wrote on a range of topics as broad as baseball and classical music, but is perhaps best known as a philosopher of education.
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“In a large university, there are as many deans and executive heads as there are schools and departments. Their relations to one another are intricate and periodic; in fact, galaxy is too loose a term: it is a planetarium of deans with the President of the University as a central sun. One can see eclipses, inner systems, and oppositions.”
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