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The Harvard sampler : liberal education for the twenty-first century

Author: Jennifer M Shephard; Stephen Michael Kosslyn; Evelynn Maxine Hammonds
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011.
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From Harvard University comes essays sampling topics at the forefront of academia in the twenty-first century. Eminent faculty members invite readers to explore subjects as diverse as religious  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Harvard sampler.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2011012314
(OCoLC)708763048
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer M Shephard; Stephen Michael Kosslyn; Evelynn Maxine Hammonds
ISBN: 9780674062900 0674062906
OCLC Number: 768119786
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 366 pages, [8] pages of color plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Enhancing religious literacy in a liberal arts education through the study of Islam and Muslim societies / Ali S. Asani --
American literature and the American environment : there never was an "is" without a "where" / Lawrence Buell --
The Internet and Hieronymus Bosch : fear, protection, and liberty in cyberspace / Harry R. Lewis --
Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution : pattern, process, and the evidence / Jonathan B. Losos --
Global history for an era of globalization : an introduction / Charles S. Maier --
Medical detectives / Karin B. Michels --
The human mind / Steven Pinker --
Securing human rights intellectually : philosophical inquiries about the universal declaration / Mathias Risse --
What is morality? / T.M. Scanlon --
Energy resources and the environment : a chapter on applied science / John H. Shaw --
Interracial literature / Werner Sollors --
"Pursuits of happiness" : dark threads in the history of the American revolution / Laurel Thatcher Ulrich.
Responsibility: edited by Jennifer M. Shephard, Stephen M. Kosslyn, Evelynn M. Hammonds.

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