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The Future of Indian UniversitiesComparative and International Perspectives$
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C. Raj Kumar

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780199480654

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2018

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780199480654.001.0001

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An Invitation to a Thought Experiment

An Invitation to a Thought Experiment

Quality, Diversity, and the Epistemics of University

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The Future of Indian Universities

Shiv Visvanathan

Oxford University Press

This chapter is an attempt to look at the question of quality within a wider vision of diversity and democracy. It is an effort to show how epistemological approaches to knowledge and democracy help to determine the quality of knowledge, life and well-being in a society. The chapter also discusses the problems of science and examines the current nature of discourse in scientific education in India.

Keywords:   epistemics, quality, diversity, scientific education, debates

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