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Motion, Action, Words

by Kenneth Burke - 1960

So far as problems of education are concerned, there are the physical sciences (of motion), with their drastic new powers; and the social sciences (of action), with their attempts to work out corresponding controls, though such controls can succeed only insofar as they build up organizational devices that greatly abridge our freedom. Third, there are the humanities, the area of symbol-systems as such, by nature latitudinarian, and somewhat capable of imagining perspectives that transcend local interests and prejudices.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 62 Number 3, 1960, p. 244-244
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 3162, Date Accessed: 9/29/2020 2:38:54 PM

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