The Art Of Being Human

Paperback | February 23, 2016

byRichard Janaro, Thelma Altshuler

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Help students broaden their perspectives and enrich their lives through the humanities
The Art of Being Human: The Humanities as a Technique for Living introduces students to the joys of the humanities — those disciplines that reflect the best efforts of human culture through the ages and around the globe. Authors Richard Janaro and Thelma Altshuler’s topical, thematic approach empowers students to think critically about key artforms and themes individually, and to draw significant connections among them. The Eleventh Editio n covers contemporary works — such as comic book blockbuster movies and the new golden age of television drama — in nearly every chapter to help students better understand themselves and the world in which they live.

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For courses in Introduction to Humanities Help students broaden their perspectives and enrich their lives through the humanities The Art of Being Human: The Humanities as a Technique for Living introduces students to the joys of the humanities — those disciplines that reflect the best efforts of human culture through the ages and...

Harvard-educated Richard Paul Janaro has authored or coauthored five college-level texts, including The Art of Being Human, with Thelma Altshuler; Responses to Drama (also with Ms. Altshuler); Human Worth (with Darwin Gearhart); Philosophy: Something to Believe In; and Identity through Prose. He is also a playwright whose works include...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:504 pages, 10.8 × 8.5 × 1 inPublished:February 23, 2016Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

PART I — EXPLORING THE HUMANITIES
1. The Humanities: A Shining Beacon
2. The Humanities and Critical Thinking
3. Myth and the Origin Of The Humanities

PART II — DISCIPLINES OF THE HUMANITIES
4. Literature
5. Art
6. Music
7. Theater
8. The Musical Stage: Opera, Musical Theater, Dance
9. Film and Television

PART III — THEMES OF THE HUMANITIES
10. Religion
11. Morality
12. Happiness
13. Love
14. Life-Affirmation
15. Nature
16. Freedom