Daedalus 138:1 (Winter 2009) - Reflecting on the Humanities

Daedalus 138:1 (Winter 2009) - Reflecting on the Humanities

by Patricia Meyer Spacks, Leslie Berlowitz, Don Michael Randel, Richard J. Franke
     
 

Reflecting on the humanities
Patricia Meyer Spacks and Leslie Berlowitz

The public good: knowledge as the foundation for a democratic society
Don Michael Randel

The power of the humanities & a challenge to humanists
Richard J. Franke

Where the humanities live
Edward L. Ayers

The humanities in liberal arts… See more details below

Overview

Reflecting on the humanities
Patricia Meyer Spacks and Leslie Berlowitz

The public good: knowledge as the foundation for a democratic society
Don Michael Randel

The power of the humanities & a challenge to humanists
Richard J. Franke

Where the humanities live
Edward L. Ayers

The humanities in liberal arts colleges: another instance of collegiate exceptionalism?
Francis Oakley

The humanities & social change
Gerald Early

A world without literature?
Michael Wood

Poem by Rosanna Warren
Rosanna Warren

Perspectives, connections & objects: what's happening in history now?
Caroline W. Bynum

Apocalypse in the stacks? The research library in the age of Google
Anthony Grafton

Engaging the humanities: the digital humanities
James J. O'Donnell

Performing the humanities at the Ethiopian Millennium
Kay Kaufman Shelemay

The future of the humanities- in the present & in public
Kathleen Woodward

Recent trends in funding for the academic humanities & their implications
Harriet Zuckerman and Ronald G. Ehrenberg

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015200201
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
01/13/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
146
File size:
2 MB

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