The Harper and Row Reader: Liberal Education Through Reading and Writing / Edition 3

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780060408404
  • Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 1/7/1997
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 1025
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 1.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1 The Course, the Book, and Some Leading Ideas 1
Six Introductory Essays 3
Pt. 2 Toward a Liberal Education 27
Ch. 1 Education: Images, Methods, and Aims 29
Ch. 2 Reason and Critical Thinking: Thinking Critically, Thinking Together 106
Ch. 3 Language: Reading and Writing, Words and Experience 173
Ch. 4 Imagination and Art: The Nature and Value of Imagination 261
Pt. 3 The Individual and Society 349
Ch. 5 Personal Goals: What Should I Become? 351
Ch. 6 The Individual and Society: The Duties of the Citizen, the Beliefs of the Individual 432
Ch. 7 Social Justice: Minorities and Majorities 543
Ch. 8 Women and Men: From Sexism to Feminism 672
Pt. 4 Perspectives on the World 727
Ch. 9 Historical Perspectives: Understanding the Present by Learning About the Past 729
Ch. 10 Scientific Perspectives: Science, Knowledge, and Morality 796
Ch. 11 Religious Perspectives: Belief versus Unbelief 879
Ch. 12 Economic Perspectives: Capitalism Attacked and Defended 951
Acknowledgments 1011
Author Index 1018
Rhetorical Index 1020
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