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Valuing the humanities

Eric Weil

Valuing the humanities

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by Eric Weil

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Published by Historians Press in Chico, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humanities.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Eric Weil ; edited and with an introduction by William Kluback.
    ContributionsKluback, William.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAZ103 .W35 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination139 p. ;
    Number of Pages139
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2213778M
    ISBN 100929342011
    LC Control Number89036694

    The Value of the Humanities provides a critical account of the principal arguments used to defend the value of the Humanities. The claims considered are: that the Humanities study the meaning-making practices of culture, and bring to their work a distinctive understanding of what constitutes knowledge and understanding; that, though useful to society in many ways, they remain laudably at odds. "The Value of Humanities provides a critical account of the principal arguments used to defend the value of the Humanities. Engaging closely with contemporary literary and philosophical work in the field, Helen Small distinguishes between arguments that retain strong Victorian roots and those that have developed or been substantially altered since.

    The Humanities Open Book pilot grant program aims to ‘unlock’ these books by republishing them as high-quality electronic books that anyone in the world can download and read on computers, tablets, or mobile phones at no charge.” – NEH. For more information, see the NEH press release. Find Introduction to the Humanities Textbooks at up to 90% off. Plus get free shipping on qualifying orders $25+. Choose from used and new textbooks or get .

    'The book makes a landmark contribution by developing new critiques of present developments and new narratives of value for the humanities. It makes accessible the breadth and depth of current debates in a satisfying and rigorous way. e-books in Humanities category Communication in the Real World: An Introduction to Communication Studies by Richard Jones - The Saylor Foundation, The book overviews the time-tested conceptual foundations of the field, while incorporating the latest research and .


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The book is somewhat confusing, as it purports to define the value of the Humanities to society, but instead seems to argue whether these disciplines ought to be in the sole custody of universities.

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In effect, we were asking as much about the rhetoric of justification as the justification itself. Nonetheless, the responses to this question have been a very useful guide towards understanding people’s own opinions on the value of the Size: KB.

The Value of the Humanities Helen H. Small. Offers a clear and new taxonomic account of arguments for the defence of the Humanities, and their contribution to the public good; A new critical work providing clarification of the strengths and weaknesses of each of the major claims for the Humanities.

Madsbjerg asserts in his book that “ by studying art, science, the humanities, social science and languages the mind develops the mental dexterity that opens a person to new ideas, which is the currency for success in a constantly changing environment ”/5(49).

The humanities include ancient and modern languages, literature, law, history, philosophy, religion, and visual and performing arts such as music and theatre. The humanities that are also regarded as social sciences include technology, anthropology, area studies.

So, the book is deliberately cooler in tone than most “defenses”; it is not a polemic; and it approaches each of the claims most commonly made for the value of the humanities in a skeptical manner — trying to fathom what the basis of the claim is, what assumptions it rests on, what the presumed opposing view might be, and whether its credibility is historically durable (as pertinent.

Through the work of humanities scholars, we learn about the values of different cultures, about what goes into making a work of art, about how history is made. Their efforts preserve the great accomplishments of the past, help us understand the world we live in, and give us tools to imagine the future.

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