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Not for profit : why democracy needs the humanities

Author: Martha Craven Nussbaum
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 2010.
Series: The public square book series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Anxiously focused on national economic growth, we increasingly treat education as though its primary goal were to teach students to be economically productive rather than to think critically and  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Craven Nussbaum
ISBN: 9780691140643 0691140642
OCLC Number: 699692823
Awards: Short-listed for Brenda Walker's Best Books of the Year, The Age 2010 (United States)
Description: XV, 158 Seiten ; 21 cm.
Contents: The silent crisis --
Education for profit, education for democracy --
Educating citizens : the moral (and anti-moral) emotions --
Citizens of the world --
Cultivating imagination : literature and the arts --
Democratic education on the ropes.
Series Title: The public square book series
Responsibility: Martha C. Nussbaum.

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One of The Age's (Brenda Walker) Best Books of the Year for 2010 "Nussbaum makes a persuasive case."--New Yorker "Nussbaum ... brings to this perennial [education] debate an impassioned urgency ... Read more...

 
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