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watching book t.v., on your screen is claremont mckenna, government professor, george thomas. his book is called the founders, and the idea of national university, here's the cover. professor thomas, what is the national university? >> well, the national university was an idea put forward by a number of leading founders, many of the names, george washington, james madison, franklin, jefferson. and the idea really, was that the new constitutional order created, which we take for granted in our day, was really in the process of being built. they attorneyed education as one central way of trying to foster the kind of political culture, the kind of ideas and education they thought was necessary to sustain it. >> what would it look like? >> what would it sneech. >> what's really unique about the idea of a national university, at the time, is that, i mean first we have haveo back two centuries and think what did the insticonstitutional es like look. hard exprard expwreal rinse ton. that's not what they looked like. they were by and large, sectarian, and they on guy was the organizing basis. so
continues with the claremont college professor george thomas on his book the founders and the idea of a national university. this is about 20 minutes. >> on your screen is claremont government professor george thomas. his book is called the founders of the university. what is the national university? it a number of leading a factors, thomas jefferson and the idea in short was the constitutional order created we took for granted in our day was in the process of being built and they turned to education as a way to foster and further the political culture and ideas to sustain the constitutional ord order. >> what would it look like and what would it teach? >> we go back centuries and look at what they looked like in the day and now the national institutions and by and large secular institutions of education, harvard, yale, princeton. that's not what they looked like at the time. at the time they were by and large parochial sectarian institutions, and theology was lost in the organizing basis of the curriculum. so it gets a backdrop and there was an idea that we had a profound mismatch betw
your screen is claremont mckenna government professor george thomas. is a book called the founders and the idea of national university. here's the cover pair professor thomas, was a national university? >> guest: will come in the national university was an idea put forward by a number of leading founders. many of the name she think of, george washington, james madison, benjamin franklin, thomas jefferson and the idea really in chart was that the new constitutional order created, which we take for granted in our day was really in the process of being built and they turned to education as one central way of trying to foster in further the kind of political culture, the kind of education they thought was necessary to sustain that constitutional order. >> host: what would it look like? what we teach? >> guest: what's really unique about the idea of a national university at the time is that, i mean, first week it goes back two centuries and think what the dark educationalists institutions look like and today what we think are now institutional education, harvard, yale, princeton, that i
>> speefive en. >> government professor george thomas founders in the 80th national university, here is the cover. >> national university was an idea put forward by a member of the leading founders washington madison franklin jefferson and the idea was of what we take for granted in our day that was in the upper process of being built they turned education as the central way to try to foster the political culture and ideas and education they thought was necessary to sustain. >>host: what would it look like or teach? >> what is unique about the atf of a national university at that time is that sometimes you have to go back to centuries what did they look like and buy a large secular institution but that is not what they look like parochial and sectarian institutions with an organizing basis of the curriculum so with that backdrop there was the idea with the educational institutions in the republican form of government that we created even prior to the constitutional convention and that they are remnants of apolitical order and that national university was one idea as a way to al
mckenna government professor george thomas whose book is called "the founders and the idea of a national university". here's the cover. professor thomas, what is the national university? >> guest: well a national university was an idea put forward by a number of founders. george washington, james madison, benjamin franklin, thomas jefferson and the idea really in short was that the new constitutional order created which we take for granted in our day was really in the process of being built and they turned to education as ones have a way of trying to foster further the kind of political culture, the kind of idea of the kind of education they thought was necessary to sustain that constitutional order. >> host: what would it look like? what would it teach? >> guest: what is really unique about the idea of a national university at the time is i mean first we have to sometimes go back two centuries and think what did our educational systems look like in today and by me think about what are now national institutions of education and by and large secular institutions of education harvard yale
>> host: we have a government professor george thomas whose book is called the founders. professor thomas with his national university? >> it is an idea of the number of leading founders of franklin in jefferson and the idea was the new constitutional order of which we take for granted in our day was in the process to be built and they turn to education as the central way to foster the political culture and education is necessary. >> what would that look like? like? >> what is unique at the time is if we go back to centuries what does that look like in the day? that is not what they look like by and large parochial sectarian institutions with the basis of the curriculum to have a mismatch between the educational institutions and prior to the constitutional convention said that they are remnants of a theocratic political order and it was one idea that was floated to alter education. >>. >> host: dell we have several national universities? >> we do. is a large form i started to count the number of times that people said don't we already have a national university? and then they say h
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