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Definition of the noun liberal arts
What does liberal arts mean as a name of something?
- studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)
- lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
- synonyms of liberal arts: arts / humanistic discipline / humanities
- more generic terms: bailiwick / discipline / field / field of study / study / subject / subject area / subject field = a branch of knowledge
- more specific terms:
- neoclassicism = revival of a classical style (in art or literature or architecture or music) but from a new perspective or with a new motivation
- classicalism / classicism = a movement in literature and art during the 17th and 18th centuries in Europe that favored rationality and restraint and strict forms
- Romantic Movement / Romanticism = a movement in literature and art during the late 18th and early 19th centuries that celebrated nature rather than civilization
- interior design = the art of designing the interior decoration for a house, office, or other architectural space
- English = the discipline that studies the English language and literature
- history = the discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings
- art history = the academic discipline that studies the development of painting and sculpture
- chronology = the determination of the actual temporal sequence of past events
- beaux arts / fine arts = the study and creation of visual works of art
- performing arts = arts or skills that require public performance
- Occidentalism = the scholarly knowledge of western cultures and languages and people
- Oriental Studies / Orientalism = the scholarly knowledge of Asian cultures and languages and people
- philosophy = the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics
- literary study = the humanistic study of literature
- library science = the study of the principles and practices of library administration
- linguistics / philology = the humanistic study of language and literature
- musicology = the scholarly and scientific study of music
- Sinology = the study of Chinese history and language and culture
- stemmatology / stemmatics = the humanistic discipline that attempts to reconstruct the transmission of a text (especially a text in manuscript form) on the basis of relations between the various surviving manuscripts
- trivium = an introductory curriculum at a medieval university involving grammar and logic and rhetoric
- quadrivium = a higher division of the curriculum in a medieval university involving arithmetic and music and geometry and astronomy
Alternative definition of the noun liberal arts
- those areas of learning that require and cultivate general intellectual ability rather than technical skills; the humanities
- [obsolete] the trivium and the quadrivium
"Liberal Arts" is an American comedy-drama film. The second film directed by, written by, and starring Josh Radnor, it tells the story of 35-year-old Jesse who has a romantic relationship with Zibby, a 19-year-old college student. The film premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival in January 2012.
- also known as 文科恋曲
- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- producers: Brice Dal Farra, Claude Dal Farra, Jesse Hara, Lauren Munsch, Josh Radnor
- executive producers: Paul Prokop, Peter Graham, Stephen Hays
- production design by Jade Healy
- art direction by Scott Kuzio
- written by Josh Radnor
- Josh Radnor as Jesse Fisher
- Elizabeth Olsen as Zibby
- Richard Jenkins as Prof. Peter Hoberg
- Allison Janney as Prof. Judith Fairfield
- Elizabeth Reaser as Ana
- John Magaro as Dean
- Kate Burton as Susan
- Robert Desiderio as David
- Zac Efron as Nat
- Kristen Bush as Leslie
- Ali Ahn as Vanessa
- Ned Daunis as Eric
- Gregg Edelman as Robert
- Richard Doone as Man in Bookstore Line
- Caroline Lindy as Hostess
- Travis Alan McAfee as Laundromat Thief
- Andrea R. Perry as College Student
- Benjamin Viccellio as Christian
- Michael Weston as Miles
- Angelic Zambrana as Tina
- casting by Jessica Kelly, Suzanne Smith, Deborah Maxwell Dion
- cinematography by Seamus Tierney
- edited by Michael R. Miller
- music by Ben Toth
- costume design by Deborah Newhall
- genres: Comedy, Drama
- rating: PG-13 (USA)
- released on
- official website: www.ifcfilms.com/uncategorized/liberal-arts
"Liberal arts" is a book by Jordanna Bailkin.
- also known as "Liberal arts: museums, cultural property, and the British nation, 1876-1914"
Liberal Arts is a Transit Stop.
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by Udo Becker
Also known as the "liberal arts," the "seven liberal arts," and "artes liberales. " They give a picture of the manner in which knowledge was organized at the advent of the modern age, and are full of symbolism. - Education and bodies of ...
But arts are more properly divided into liberal and mechanical; liberal arts are those that are noble and ingenious; or which are worthy of being cultivated without any immediate regard to the lucre arising from them....Such are poetry, mufic, ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
Liberal Arts, are such as depend more on the labour of the mind than on that of the hands; or that consist more in speculation than operation, and have a greater regard to amusement and curiosity than to necessity. The word is derived from ...
Comprising the Whole Range of Arts, Sciences and Literature as Connected with the Institution by Albert Gallatin Mackey
Liberal Arts and Sciences. We are indebted to the Scholastic philosophers of the Middle Ages for the nomenclature by which they distinguished the seven sciences then best known to them. With the metaphorical spirit of the age in which they ...
by Steven L. Danver
The term liberal arts derives from the Latin artes liberals, which referred to the subjects of study appropriate to free human beings. In ancient Greece, the original liberal arts were grammar, rhetoric, and logic. To this trivium, medieval scholars ...
Encyclopedia of Tourism (2002)
by Jafar Jafari
The structure and content of programmes based on this model may be characterised as follows: its core emphasises general management education, but also includes the liberal arts, languages and mathematics as programme requirements.
Chaucer Name Dictionary (1995)
A Guide to Astrological, Biblical, Historical, Literary, and Mythological Names in the Works of Geoffrey Chaucer by Jacqueline De Weever
The bride ascends to heaven accompanied by the Nine Muses and the Seven Liberal Arts as bridesmaids: Grammar, Logic, Rhetoric, Geometry, Arithmetic, Astronomy, and Music. The last seven books are devoted to these last, forming an ...
by William J. Collinge
The liberal arts program of the humanists gradually spread throughout most of Europe, where it gained the support of both Protestants and Catholics. Within Catholicism, Jesuits, who founded large numbers of schools, were particularly ...
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