Intellectual Life as Specialized Craftsmanship
From a New York Magazine profile on Adam Tooze, where the years Tooze spent at university are described.
With its entrenched traditions and exacting, unquestionable standards, the Cambridge approach to pedagogy makes intellectual life a kind of specialized craftsmanship.
After I read this sentence, I stopped reading the profile.
I wanted to think about this style of pedagogy and what it’s effects on student talk could be.
I’m still thinking about it...