EXPERIENCING
THE  HUMANITIES

A Web Textbook by Richard Jewell
  
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NOTE TO READERS: As of January 1, 2020, several changes are below: (a) Chapter "11. Performing Arts" is complete. (b) A new chapter, "12. Music," is added. (c). Chapters 4, 8, and 16 are slightly longer. And finally, previous chapters 12-15 now are renumbered as chapters "13.-16."

     
CONTENTS

CHAPTERS:

INTRODUCTION:
      
     1.  Experiencing "The Humanities"

HUMANITIES DISCIPLINES:
     2.  Society and Culture
     3.  History and Ideas
     4.  Mythology--Stories of Who We Are
     5.  Philosophy--Basic Beliefs
     6.  Religions of the World

CURRENTS IN THE HUMANITIES:
                    
 
   7.  The Rise of Enlightened Reason

THE ARTS:
     8.  All The Arts Equal Beauty
     9.  Elements of the Arts
   10.  The Visual Arts--Feast for the Eyes
   11.  The Performing Arts--Stories That Move
   12.  Music--The Universal Language
   13.  The Sculptural Arts--Frozen Dance
(old Ch. 12)
   14.  Literature--The Language Art
(old Ch. 13)
   15.  The Future of the Arts
(old Ch. 14)

CONCLUSION:  
          
   16. Linking the Humanities
 (old Ch. 15)

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