Read the following passages from John Henry Newman’s “The Idea of a University”:
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Discourse VII, part 10, pages 206 and 207, starting with But I must bring these extracts… and ending with …less tangible, less certain, less complete in its result. This is less than two full pages of reading. The page numbers indicate the actual numbers printed on the pages of the pdf, not the numbers Adobe assigns to the document.
Respond to Newman’s’s The Idea of a University (selected passages) in at least 250 words. Your response should be critical in nature. In other words, rather than summarizing the text or saying how you liked/disliked it, discuss some element of the text and analyze how that element affects your understanding of the text.