Uniting the liberal arts

Uniting the liberal arts

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Uniting the Liberal Arts: Core and Context is a selection of essays, presented or further developed from the 1999 Association of Core Texts and Courses conference in New Orleans, focusing on a few of the vertices or vortices, where an intensified sense of the interplay between the ways of knowledge may be glimpsed, or a memorable moment in the past when all briefly achieved a greater congruity may be revived for new consideration.Superior to the forum or the piazza or the assembly, the newspaper distances the reader from the spokesman and forces a slowing down of ... The text provides a gathering moment of contact with its absent thinkers, when the carefully crafted argument becomes the ... So for the founders, moderation guides the path of candid inquiry, and reason, in turn, is guided by its abiding interest in the public good.

Title:Uniting the liberal arts
Author:Association for Core Texts and Courses. Conference, Bainard Cowan, J. Scott Lee
Publisher:Univ Pr of Amer - 2002-01-01


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