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Jacob TalmonCombining histories and presents$
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Amikam Nachmani

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780719085727

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2013

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719085727.001.0001

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On the University

On the University

(p.18) 1 On the University
Jacob Talmon

Amikam Nachmani

Manchester University Press

The chapter discusses the origins and history of the university; the first stages of the university; the first universities; the various types of universities; the academy; the three types of universities; the church and the university; the contribution of humanism and renaissance to the development of the universities; and so on. In this chapter Jacob Talmon furnishes us with his interpretations and explanations of the idea of the university within the larger context of the societies in which the universities were established.

Keywords:   University, Intellectuals, Academy, Humanism, Renaissance

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