Saturday, March 10, 2007

Legal Scholarship: No. 6

To avoid the disease of industrial scholarship -- mass-produced scholarship to satisfy the demands of employers and the appetites of consumers -- it might be a good idea to reinvigorate the the idea that the scholarly life is a quasi-monastic one.
  • Quasi-monastic, I say. The notion that we should reinstitute celibacy in the academy is admittedly a bit much.
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