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The value of the humanities

By: Small, Helen.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Literary agenda: Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013Edition: First edition.Description: viii, 204 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0199683867 (hbk); 9780199683864 (hbk).Subject(s): Humanities -- Study and teaching (Higher)DDC classification: 001.3
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: 1. Distinction from Other Disciplines -- 2. Use and Usefulness -- 3. Socrates Dissatisfied: The Argument for a Contribution to Happiness -- 4. 'Democracy Needs Us' : The Gadfly Argument for the Humanities -- 5. For its Own Sake
Summary: In The Value of the Humanities prize-winning critic Helen Small assesses the value of the Humanities, eloquently examining five historical arguments in defence of the Humanities.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [184]-196) and index.

Machine generated contents note: 1. Distinction from Other Disciplines -- 2. Use and Usefulness -- 3. Socrates Dissatisfied: The Argument for a Contribution to Happiness -- 4. 'Democracy Needs Us' : The Gadfly Argument for the Humanities -- 5. For its Own Sake

In The Value of the Humanities prize-winning critic Helen Small assesses the value of the Humanities, eloquently examining five historical arguments in defence of the Humanities.

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