Nomination: Hearings Before the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, Ninety-fourth Congress, Second Session, on Ronald S. Berman, of Virginia, to be Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, September 15 and 21, 1976

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Page 9 - humanities"' includes, but is not limited to, the study of the following: language, both modern and classical: linguistics: literature: history: jurisprudence: philosophy: archeology; the history, criticism, theory, and practice of the arts: those aspects of the social sciences which have humanistic content and employ humanistic methods; and the study and application of the humanities to the human environment.
Page 161 - As defined by the act, the term "humanities" includes, but is not limited to, the study of the following: language, both modern and classical; linguistics; literature; history; jurisprudence; philosophy; archeology; comparative religion; ethics; the history, criticism, theory, and practice of the arts; those aspects of the social sciences which have humanistic content and employ humanistic methods...
Page 160 - ... that democracy demands wisdom and vision in its citizens and that it must therefore foster and support a form of education designed to make men masters of their technology and not its unthinking servant...
Page 9 - ... social sciences which have humanistic content and employ humanistic methods; and the study and application of the humanities to the environment. The Endowment makes grants to individuals, groups or institutions — schools, colleges, universities, museums, public television stations, libraries, public agencies, and private nonprofit groups — to increase understanding and appreciation of the humanities. It makes grants in support of research productive of humanistic knowledge of value to the...
Page 13 - I would like to have made a part of the permanent record. The CHAIRMAN. Without objection, they will be inserted in the record at this point.
Page 9 - The activities of the National Endowment for the Humanities are designed to promote and support the production and dissemination of knowledge in the humanities, especially as it relates to the serious study and discussion of contemporary values and public issues.
Page 160 - National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965". DECLARATION OF PURPOSE SEC. 2. The Congress hereby finds and declares— (1) that the encouragement and support of national progress and scholarship in the humanities and the arts, while primarily a matter for private and local initiative, is also an appropriate matter of concern to the Federal Government...
Page 161 - ... the world leadership which has come to the United States cannot rest solely upon superior power, wealth, and technology, but must be solidly founded upon worldwide respect and admiration for the Nation's high qualities as a leader in the realm of ideas and of the spirit...
Page 161 - ... workshops in the humanities. Fellowships awarded to individuals under this authority may be for the purpose of study or research at appropriate nonprofit institutions selected by the recipient of such aid, for stated periods of time; (4) foster the interchange of information in the humanities; (5) foster, through grants or other arrangements with groups, education in, and public understanding and appreciation of the humanities...
Page 44 - December, 1976 from the Division of Fellowships, National Endowment for the Humanities, 806 15th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20506.

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