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The Catholic Tradition: Intellectual, Moral, and Social

Melanie M. Morey and John J. Piderit

in Catholic Higher Education: A Culture in Crisis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195305517
eISBN:
9780199784813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305515.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter provides a brief introduction to three umbrella terms: the Catholic intellectual tradition, the Catholic moral tradition, and Catholic social teaching. It begins with a historical look ... More


Augustine and the Disciplines: From Cassiciacum to Confessions

Karla Pollmann and Mark Vessey (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230044
eISBN:
9780191696381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230044.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book takes its cue from Augustine's theory of the liberal arts to explore the larger question of how the Bible became the focus of medieval culture in the West. Augustine himself became ... More


The Liberal Arts at Cologne

Henry Mayr‐Harting

in Church and Cosmos in Early Ottonian Germany: The View from Cologne

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199210718
eISBN:
9780191705755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210718.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the study of liberal arts at Cologne in Bruno's time. Topics covered include the Cologne cathedral school and scholars, the liberal arts and the good arts, legal studies, and ... More


Augustine's Disciplines: Silent diutius Musae Varronis?

Danuta R. Shanzer

in Augustine and the Disciplines: From Cassiciacum to Confessions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230044
eISBN:
9780191696381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230044.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Siding with Ritschl and Dyroff against Hadot, this chapter examines the hypothesis of a Varronian model for the ‘medieval’ scheme of the liberal arts, and provides new reasons for regarding Augustine ... More


Ascent (and Descent)

Carol Harrison

in Rethinking Augustine's Early Theology: An Argument for Continuity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199281664
eISBN:
9780191603402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199281661.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The ‘revolution’ in Augustine’s thought effected by his reading of the Platonists in 386 led to two seemingly antithetical emphases: a philosophical emphasis on the immutable, eternal, incorruptible ... More


Scholar and Teacher

H. E. J. COWDREY

in Lanfranc: Scholar, Monk, Archbishop

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259601
eISBN:
9780191717406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259601.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

As scholar and teacher, Lanfranc's intellectual concerns extended over his lifetime, but they also underwent changes so far as his priorities were concerned. He came to Normandy as a teacher of the ... More


Cologne and Martianus Capella

Henry Mayr‐Harting

in Church and Cosmos in Early Ottonian Germany: The View from Cologne

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199210718
eISBN:
9780191705755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210718.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on the 10th-century Cologne copy of Martianus Capella's Marriage of Mercury and Philology (Ms. 193), particularly of interest along the Platonist lines of the unity of creation ... More


Ethics in a World of Bad Faith

Terrence L. Johnson

in Tragic Soul-Life: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Moral Crisis Facing American Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195383980
eISBN:
9780199897469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383980.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Philosophy of Religion

Chapter Six places Du Bois’s revised Talented Tenth as an extension of tragic soul-life. In this context, the Talented Tenth is a pragmatic model of how to exercise soul-beauty—the moral practices of ... More


Children's Literature

Karín Lesnik-Oberstein

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119982
eISBN:
9780191671272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119982.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book is a study of the figure of the ‘child’ as it is presented in the rapidly expanding field of the criticism of children's literature. The book argues that in fact, this same body of ... More


The Vocabulary of the Liberal Arts in Augustine's Confessions

Philip Burton

in Augustine and the Disciplines: From Cassiciacum to Confessions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230044
eISBN:
9780191696381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230044.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter completes the review of plenary lists of liberal arts by considering Augustine's Latin vocabulary for the canon, especially as presented by the Confessions. Augustine proceeded to give ... More


What Makes a University Education Worthwhile?

Amy Gutmann

in The Aims of Higher Education: Problems of Morality and Justice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226259345
eISBN:
9780226259512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226259512.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter takes up the question whether the university—particularly the university committed to liberal arts education—provides benefits commensurate with its costs. According to the author, this ... More


Res non verba: Christianity and pagan literary culture

Carol Harrison

in Augustine: Christian Truth and Fractured Humanity

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198752202
eISBN:
9780191695070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752202.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Society

Augustine's cultural, social, and intellectual perspectives were fundamentally shaped through the established norms that proliferated during the Roman Empire. The Empire is often characterized with a ... More


Should Liberal Arts Campuses Do Digital Humanities? Process and Products in the Small College World

Bryan Alexander and Rebecca Frostdavis

in Debates in the Digital Humanities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677948
eISBN:
9781452948379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677948.003.0037
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter examines the liberal arts sector, small colleges, and universities focused on traditional-age undergraduate education, ones that have apparently played little role in the digital ... More


‘Meisterlieder’

ANNETTE VOLFING

in John the Evangelist and Medieval German Writing: Imitating the Inimitable

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246847
eISBN:
9780191714597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246847.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

This chapter considers poetological issues in relation to the genre of ‘Meisterlieder’, the metrically intricate didactic poetry of the later Middle High German period. The new theme of John's ... More


The School of Rome: Latin Studies and the Origins of Liberal Education

Martin Bloomer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255760
eISBN:
9780520948402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255760.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This cultural and intellectual history focuses on education as practiced by the imperial-age Romans, looking at what they considered the value of education and its effect on children. The author ... More


Gellian Humanism Revisited

Stephen M. Beall

in The Worlds of Aulus Gellius

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199264827
eISBN:
9780191718403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264827.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter rehabilitates René Marache's concept of ‘Gellian humanism’, asking what it consists in and what core values motivated the Attic Nights' composition. By examining Gellius' insistence on ... More


Liberalism against Liberal Arts

Patrick J. Deneen

in Why Liberalism Failed

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300223446
eISBN:
9780300231878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300223446.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the ways in which liberalism undermines liberal education. First, liberalism undermines education by detaching the educational enterprise itself from culture and making it an ... More


The Liberal Arts in the American Context: What India Can Learn from Western Liberal Education

Carol M. Bresnahan

in The Future of Indian Universities: Comparative and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199480654
eISBN:
9780199090945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199480654.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Education

In this chapter, the author argues that while in India an emphasis is laid on the technical fields of medicine and engineering, the importance of liberal arts in higher education must not be ignored. ... More


Standing by Our Words: Learning a Responsible Language

Jack R. Baker, Jeffrey Bilbro, and Wendell Berry

in Wendell Berry and Higher Education: Cultivating Virtues of Place

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169026
eISBN:
9780813169637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169026.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

The kind of language Andy learns from his Port William community stands in contrast to the irresponsible language often spoken in the academy. Such language fails to be responsible to its objects ... More


Lanfranc: Scholar, Monk, Archbishop

H. E. J. Cowdrey

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259601
eISBN:
9780191717406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259601.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Lanfranc of Pavia was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1070 to 1089, and so for nineteen critical years in the history of the Anglo-Norman church and kingdom after the Norman conquest of 1066. He came ... More


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