The Value of the Humanities - Small, Helen (Jonathan and Julia Aisbitt Fellow in English Literatur
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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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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.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Oxford University Press
  • Seitenzahl: 224
  • Erscheinungstermin: 9. Juli 2016
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 140mm x 216mm x 15mm
  • Gewicht: 278g
  • ISBN-13: 9780198728054
  • ISBN-10: 0198728050
  • Artikelnr.: 45373700
Autorenporträt
Helen Small is Professor of English at Oxford University and Jonathan and Julia Aisbitt Fellow of English at Pembroke College, Oxford. She is the author of The Long Life (OUP, 2007) (awarded the Truman Capote Award for Literary Criticism 2007) and the editor of The Public Intellectual (2002).
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction
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
Conclusion: On Public Value
Bibliography