Edward Levi - Quotes

There are 7 quotes by Edward Levi at 95quotes.com. Find your favorite quotations and top quotes by Edward Levi from this hand-picked collection . Feel free to share these quotes and sayings on Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr & Twitter or any of your favorite social networking sites.

The concept of reason itself appears as an artificial attempt to separate intellectual powers from the frustrations, emotions, and accidents which cause events; the concept of reason is viewed as facade to prevent change. ---->>>

The introduction of many minds into many fields of learning along a broad spectrum keeps alive questions about the accessibility, if not the unity, of knowledge.

The introduction of many minds into many fields of learning along a broad spectrum keeps alive questions about the accessibility, if not the unity, of knowledge.

Law builds upon and, I should like to claim, is one of the liberal arts. It uses words of persuasion and changing definitions for practical ends. ---->>>

The role of a liberal arts college within a university is to be a genuine part of that university, giving and responding to the other parts. ---->>>

As an instrument for practical action, law is responsive to the wisdom of its time, which may be wrong, but it carries forward, sometimes in opposition to this wisdom or passion, a memory of received values. ---->>>

The University conceives of itself as dedicated to the power of the intellect. Its commitment is to the way of reason. ---->>>

Universities are the custodians not only of the many cultures of man, but of the rational process itself. ---->>>

Biography

Edward Levi profile (edward-levi.jpg)
Nationality: American
Born: 06-26, 1911
Birthplace:
Die: 03-07, 2000
Occupation: Public Servant
Website:

Edward Hirsch Levi (June 26, 1911 – March 7, 2000) was an American law professor, academic leader, scholar, and statesman. He served as president of the University of Chicago from 1968 to 1975, and then as United States Attorney General in the Ford Administration. Levi is regularly cited as the "model of a modern attorney general", the "greatest lawyer of his time", and is credited with restoring order after Watergate (wikipedia)