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Selected Writings of Richard McKeon
Volume 2: Culture, Education, and the Arts

Edited by Zahava K. McKeon and William G. Swenson
With an Introduction by Wayne C. Booth

© 2005 The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London

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Contents

Foreward by William G. Swenson   ix
McK-SelectedWritingsV2_Foreword.pdf   5.1 MB

Acknowledgments   xxv

Introduction to Volume 2 by Wayne C. Booth   1


PART I: CREATION AND CRITICISM

1   Criticism and the Liberal Arts: The Chicago School of Criticism   11

2   Creativity and the Commonplace   42

3   Pluralism of Interpretations and Pluralism of Objects, Actions, and Statements Interpreted   51

4   Pride and Prejudice: Thought, Character, Argument, and Plot   70
McK-Pride&Prejudice.pdf   4.9 MB

5   The Judgment of “Judgment”   86

6   The Methods of Rhetoric and Philosophy: Invention and Judgment   97


PART II: ARTS AND THEMES OF CULTURES

7   Man and Mankind in the Development of Culture and the Humanities   107

8   The Organization of Sciences and the Relations of Cultures in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries   121

9   Discourse, Demonstration, Verification, and Justification   157

10   The Uses of Rhetoric in a Technological Age: Architectonic Productive Arts   197


PART III: EDUCATION AND PHILOSOPHY FOR THE NEW CULTURE

11   The Battle of the Books   217
McK-BattleOfTheBooks.pdf   5.7 MB

12   The Nature and Teaching of the Humanities   235

13   The Liberating Arts and the Humanizing Arts in Education   255

14   The Future of the Liberal Arts   273

15   Character and the Arts and Disciplines   283
McK-Character&Arts&Disciplines.pdf   544 KB

16   Love and Wisdom: The Teaching of Philosophy   299

17   Philosophy of Communications and the Arts   307


Name and Title Index   327

Subject Index   337