Humanities in the Present Day.

By: Woods, John and Harold G. Coward. (editors).

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8vo - 22.5 z 15 cm.; (10) - 107 pp. Light blue cloth over boards with dark blue lettering on the spine and the front board. A collection of 8 articles as follows: 1 - "The Relevance and Importance of the Humanities in the Present Day" by Robertson Davies, 2 - "Reflections on a Liberal Undergraduate Education: Out of the Vortex of Slush and Nonsense" by John Woods and Harold G. Coward, 3 - "On the Philosophy of Graduate Education: Observations and Recommendations" by Gregory Vlastos, 4 - "Research in the Humanities" by George Grant, 5 - "The Humanisitc Concept of Scientific Ideas" by F. E. L. Priestley, 6 - "The Function of Literature in Contemporary Society" by Marie-Claire Blais, 7 - "In Defence of Literature" by Hans Eichner, 8 - "The Flexible Mind" by Malcolm F. McGregor. Five page general index at the back. Illustrated with small black and white photographs of each of the contributors along with a short biographical note for each. The spine tips and board corners are lightly worn.

Title: Humanities in the Present Day.

Author Name: Woods, John and Harold G. Coward. (editors).

Categories: Social Sciences,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Warterloo, Ontario., Wilfrid Laurier University Press.: 1979

ISBN Number: 0889200769

ISBN Number 13: 9780889200760

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 25619

Keywords: Philosophy; Culture; University; Education; Science; Humanism; Literature; Robertson Davies; Gregory Vlastos. George Grant; Priestley; Marie-Claire Blais; Hans Eichner; Malcom McGregor;