Liberal Studies

Liberal Studies

An Outline Course

1st Edition - January 1, 1964

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  • Authors: N. C. Dexter, E. G. Rayner
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483226262

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Liberal Studies: An Outline Course, Volume One serves as a starting-point for provoking serious and informed discussion of liberal studies. This book basically compiles a series of essays or articles on selected topics of general interest, followed in most cases by a list of quotations taken from various authors. Such topics include education, use of studying Latin or Greek, and pacifism. This publication also pays attention to things of a less specific nature, but things that are interesting and important just the same and things that will be profitable if considered. Other topics include history and progress, law and justice, patriotism and rise of nationalism, science and Christianity, and truth and nature of reality. This volume is recommended for students taking liberal studies and teachers teaching the subject.

Table of Contents


  • Acknowledgements

    Preface

    1 Why Argue?

    2 Education

    3 What is the Use of the Classics?

    4 Pacifism Today

    5 History and Progress

    6 Law and Justice

    7 Patriotism and the Rise of Nationalism

    8 Science and Christianity

    9 Truth and the Nature of Reality

    Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 220
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1964
  • Published: January 1, 1964
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483226262

About the Authors

N. C. Dexter

E. G. Rayner

About the Editors

C. V. James

D. Mattam

P. Sanderson

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