Quasi-monastic, I say. The notion that we should reinstitute celibacy in the academy is admittedly a bit much.
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.