As in: “With Young’s prescient book [The Rise of Meritocracy] in mind, the historian Jerome Karabel has summed up the history of selective college admissions as a ‘history of recurrent struggles over the meaning of “merit”‘” (Delbanco, 2012, p.126).
Delbanco, A. (2012). College: What it was, is, and should be. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
- For definitions of prescient, consult the Oxford English Dictionary.