ERIC Number: ED292427
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
A Clashing of Symbols: Method and Meaning in Liberal Studies.
O'Callaghan, Phyllis, Ed.
Thirteen essays describe the interdisciplinary approach of the graduate liberal studies program from the point of view of each of the disciplines involved: philosophy, history, art, literature, social science, psychology, science, and theology. The following are included: "Graduate Liberal Studies Programs: Origin and Aims" (Phyllis O'Callaghan); "Research and Liberal Learning" (Richard B. Schwartz); "Reading Theology" (John F. Haught); "Science, Technology, and Society" (Thomas P. McManus); "Learning in the Social Sciences: Some Advice" (James Fremming); "Understanding History" (Phyllis O'Callaghan); "Teaching Literature in a Liberal Studies Program" (Michael J. Collins); "Seeing Art as Cultural Inquiry" (Diane Apostolos-Cappadona); "Philosophy as a Mode of Liberal Learning" (Jesse Mann); "Reading Psychology: Insights and Pitfalls" (Darlene Howard); "Method and Meaning in Liberal Studies" (James W. Thomasson); "The Discipline of Dialogue: The Contribution of Philosophy to a Liberal Studies Program" (Francis Ambrosio); and "The Wisdom of Merlyn" (Mary Anne Grant), a student's perspective on liberal studies. (KM)
Descriptors: Art Education, College Programs, Educational Philosophy, Educational Theories, General Education, Graduate Study, Higher Education, History Instruction, Humanities Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach, Liberal Arts, Philosophy, Psychology, Sciences, Social Sciences, Theological Education
Georgetown University Press, Intercultural Center, Room 111, Washington, DC 10057 (cloth, ISBN-0-87840-467-8, $12.95; paper, ISBN-0-87840-467-6, $7.95).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Books; Collected Works - General
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