Chiseling Away at the Humanities

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Tim Foley for The Chronicle Review

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Tim Foley for The Chronicle Review

At last we have the answer to the question that comes up at every one of my college's faculty meetings: Where have the liberal arts gone? China! It seems that China, concerned about creativity and critical thinking, will be handling them from now on—and in small classes, too, at least according to The Chronicle's own "Less Politics, More Poetry." Of course, the liberal arts in America aren't really