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Daily Archive for August 8th, 2008

This Man Has 24 Advanced Degrees

Superlatives are risky. When Benjamin B. Bolger declared himself the most credentialed person in modern history (The Chronicle, June 20), he was wrong. Mr. Bolger holds 11 advanced degrees. But Michael W. Nicholson has 24. From today’s Chronicle of Higher Education (gated, alas). Is this life’s noblest pursuit of knowledge or knowledge’s pursuit of life? If […]

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