The Liberal Arts Tradition: A Documentary History Association for Core Texts and Courses

ISBN: 9780761851332

Published: May 13th 2010

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522 pages


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The Liberal Arts Tradition: A Documentary History  by  Association for Core Texts and Courses

The Liberal Arts Tradition: A Documentary History by Association for Core Texts and Courses
May 13th 2010 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 522 pages | ISBN: 9780761851332 | 7.32 Mb

Ranging from Plato in antiquity to Martha Nussbaum in the present era, the authors of the seventy readings included in The Liberal Arts Tradition present significant and exemplary views addressing liberal arts education over the course of itsMoreRanging from Plato in antiquity to Martha Nussbaum in the present era, the authors of the seventy readings included in The Liberal Arts Tradition present significant and exemplary views addressing liberal arts education over the course of its history, particularly in the United States.

Most of the documents are newly translated or no longer available in print. Arranged chronologically, each selection is accompanied by an informative introduction and extensive explanatory notes discussing its place within the liberal arts tradition. Based upon the authors twenty-five years of experience leading seminars concerning the history of liberal education, this collection presents a uniquely comprehensive and salient set of documents, while incorporating the neglected portrayal and discussion of women within the history of the liberal arts.



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