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Tables of Contents for The Humanities in the Age of Technology
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Acknowledgments
xi
Introduction
1
14
I. Toward a Definition
15
27
Thesis: Abstract definition
15
4
Renaissance humanism
19
7
The three cultures
26
4
Two humanists: Ortega y Gasset and Lain Entralgo
30
3
Synthesis: Concrete definition
33
9
II. The Humanistic Disciplines
42
30
Language, culture, linguistics
42
9
Literature and literatures
51
3
History
54
5
Classicism
59
5
Philosophy
64
4
Religion and theology
68
2
Signposts without boundaries
70
2
III. The Interdisciplinary
72
20
Interdisciplinary disciplines
72
6
A specialist in general ideas
78
3
Juxtaposition
81
4
The And
85
4
The Renaissance man
89
3
IV. Man: Values
92
24
The root
92
2
Rational animal
94
8
Being-in-the-world
102
6
Humanistic discourse
108
2
The essay
110
2
Values
112
4
V. The Crisis
116
21
Symptoms
116
4
The wound
120
3
The crisis of truth
123
5
The crisis of education
128
3
The social structure as crisis
131
2
In the United States
133
4
VI. Reading
137
26
Concept versus image
137
3
Life is a Dream
140
7
A mixture of man and beast
147
3
Two modern texts
150
6
Reading and the author's intention
156
4
Knowing, pleasure
160
3
VII. Understanding
163
25
Signifiers and signifieds
163
11
Sources, parallelisms, and irony
174
4
Identification and distance
178
2
Perspective, ideology
180
2
Learning
182
3
Ideal reading and legitimate readings
185
3
VIII. Knowing
188
24
Concepts versus images
188
7
Toward knowledge
195
6
Literary knowledge
201
5
Literary knowledge and reality
206
6
IX. Usefulness
212
22
The useful
212
3
In praise of teaching and learning
215
6
Other career opportunities
221
5
Intrinsic usefulness
226
8
X. Value
234
19
The personal self
234
5
Collective identity; culture
239
2
Communication
241
4
The sense of life
245
1
Creativity
246
2
Faith in the humanities
248
5
Bibliography
253
6
Index
259
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