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Corporate Society and Education

reviewed by Howard E. Freeman - 1963

coverTitle: Corporate Society and Education
Author(s): G. Barnett, J. Otis
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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Perhaps Barnett and Otis deserve better than to have their analysis of the philosophy of Elijah Jordon reviewed by a sociologist. I must admit that I did not find this book easy reading. Their discussion presumes a considerable acquaintance with philosophical systems and a tolerance for the use of words in ways which depart from commonly accepted meanings. The core of Jordon's philosophy is his view of corporatism and his concept of the corporate man. His position, according to Barnett and Otis, is that culture is super-ordinate: The key to understanding lies in recognizing that ". . . an individual is always a structure or unity of some form which is principled by or continuous with some larger order or whole as its law." In this view, neither the psychological nor the social counts; it is our obligation to culture that molds the corporate man and the corporate society. About half... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 64 Number 8, 1963, p. 738-738
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 2910, Date Accessed: 5/13/2021 2:05:12 AM

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