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Not for profit : why democracy needs the humanities

Author: Martha C Nussbaum
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 2016. ©2010
Series: Public square (Princeton, N.J.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated editionView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martha C Nussbaum
ISBN: 9780691173320 069117332X
OCLC Number: 971561073
Notes: New paperback edition, with a new preface by the author, 2016.
Description: xxvi, 168 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Foreword by Ruth O'Brien ix Preface to the 2016 Edition xiii Acknowledgments xxv I The Silent Crisis 1 II Education for Profit, Education for Democracy 13 III Educating Citizens: The Moral (and Anti-Moral) Emotions 27 IV Socratic Pedagogy: The Importance of Argument 47 V Citizens of the World 79 VI Cultivating Imagination: Literature and the Arts 95 VII Democratic Education on the Ropes 121 Afterword to the Paperback Edition: Reflections on the Future of the Humanities-at Home and Abroad 145 Notes 155 Index 163
Series Title: Public square (Princeton, N.J.)
Responsibility: Martha C. Nussbaum.

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