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Definition 1: studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills) - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where liberal arts or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the college of arts and sciences

Synonyms for liberal arts in the sense of this definition

(liberal arts is a kind of ...) a branch of knowledge

"in what discipline is his doctorate?" "teachers should be well trained in their subject" "anthropology is the study of human beings"

(... is a kind of liberal arts ) the scholarly knowledge of Asian cultures and languages and people

(... is a kind of liberal arts ) the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

(... is a kind of liberal arts ) the humanistic study of literature

(... is a kind of liberal arts ) the study of the principles and practices of library administration

(... is a kind of liberal arts ) the humanistic study of language and literature

(... is a kind of liberal arts ) the scholarly and scientific study of music

(... is a kind of liberal arts ) the study of Chinese history and language and culture

(... is a kind of liberal arts ) 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 (sometimes using cladistic analysis)

"stemmatology also plays an important role in musicology" "transcription errors are of decisive importance in stemmatics"

(... is a kind of liberal arts ) (Middle Ages) an introductory curriculum at a medieval university involving grammar and logic and rhetoric; considered to be a triple way to eloquence

(... is a kind of liberal arts ) the scholarly knowledge of western cultures and languages and people

(... is a kind of liberal arts ) arts or skills that require public performance

(... is a kind of liberal arts ) revival of a classical style (in art or literature or architecture or music) but from a new perspective or with a new motivation

(... is a kind of liberal arts ) a movement in literature and art during the 17th and 18th centuries in Europe that favored rationality and restraint and strict forms

"classicism often derived its models from the ancient Greeks and Romans"

(... is a kind of liberal arts ) a movement in literature and art during the late 18th and early 19th centuries that celebrated nature rather than civilization

"Romanticism valued imagination and emotion over rationality"

(... is a kind of liberal arts ) the art of designing the interior decoration for a house, office, or other architectural space

(... is a kind of liberal arts ) the discipline that studies the English language and literature

(... is a kind of liberal arts ) the discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings

"he teaches Medieval history" "history takes the long view"

(... is a kind of liberal arts ) the academic discipline that studies the development of painting and sculpture

(... is a kind of liberal arts ) the determination of the actual temporal sequence of past events

(... is a kind of liberal arts ) the study and creation of visual works of art

(... is a kind of liberal arts ) (Middle Ages) a higher division of the curriculum in a medieval university involving arithmetic and music and geometry and astronomy

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