The Evolution of Liberal Arts in the Global Age, Paperback / softback Book

The Evolution of Liberal Arts in the Global Age Paperback / softback

Edited by Peter (Harvard University, USA) Marber, Daniel Araya


Advanced and developing countries across the globe are embracing the liberal arts approach in higher education to foster more innovative human capital to compete in the global economy.

Even as interest in the tradition expands outside the United States, can the democratic philosophy underlying the liberal arts tradition be sustained?

Can developing countries operating under heavy authoritarian systems cultivate schools predicated on open discussion and debate?

Can entrenched specialist systems in Europe and Asia successfully adopt the multidisciplinary liberal arts model?

These are some of the questions put to leading scholars and senior higher education practitioners within this edited collection.

Beginning with historical context, international contributors explore the contours of liberal arts education amid public calls for change in the United States, the growing global interest in the approach outside the United States, as well as the potential of liberal arts philosophy in a global knowledge economy.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 242 pages, 6 Line drawings, black and white; 7 Tables, black and white; 6 Illustrations, black and w
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Philosophy & theory of education
  • ISBN: 9781138184435



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