Liberal Arts and Engineering

  • Catherine P. Koshland


Much has been written about liberal arts education over the past two centuries (or perhaps even two millennia). And what constitutes the liberal arts has changed over time. Why have so few liberal arts colleges adopted engineering as one of the liberal arts that its students may pursue and its faculty engage in their scholarship? Is engineering a liberal art? Can it be studied as a liberal art?


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Catherine P. Koshland
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  1. 1.University of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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