Defining the Humanities: How Rediscovering A Tradition Can Improve Our Schools (with a Curriculum for Today's Students)

Defining the Humanities traces the history of the tradition of the liberal arts, from the origin of the term by Cicero (studii humanitatis), through Petrarca and the Italian Renaissance, to the American founding.

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Medium:
Book
Author:
Robert E. Proctor
Publication Info:
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1998.
ISBN:
0253334217
Notes:
Revised Edition of "Education's Great Amnesia" (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1988)
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Defining the Humanities: How Rediscovering A Tradition Can Improve Our Schools (with a Curriculum for Today's Students)