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By Lambert Zuidervaart

This publication examines basic questions about investment for the humanities: Why should still governments supply investment for the humanities? What do the humanities give a contribution to way of life? Do artists and their publics have a social accountability? difficult questionable assumptions in regards to the country, the humanities, and a democratic society, Lambert Zuidervaart provides a full of life case for presidency investment, in accordance with the most important contributions the humanities make to civil society. He argues that the humanities give a contribution to democratic communique and a social economic system, fostering the severe and artistic discussion democratic society wishes. trained through the author's event best a nonprofit arts association in addition to his services within the arts, humanities, and social sciences, this booklet proposes a completely new perception of the general public position of paintings with wide-ranging implications for schooling, politics, and cultural coverage.

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