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The Liberal Arts Tradition: A Documentary History

The Liberal Arts Tradition: A Documentary History (Paperback)

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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 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 author's 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.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesWestern philosophyWestern philosophy, from c 1900 -Analytical philosophy & Logical PositivismReligion & BeliefsChristianityChristian Churches & denominations Publisher: University Press of America Publication Date: 13/05/2010 ISBN-13: 9780761851325  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Bruce A. Kimball is a historian of education and a professor in the School of Educational Policy and Leadership at Ohio State University. A noted authority on the history of liberal arts education, he has also published extensively on the history of the professions and professional education in the United States.

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