Mathematics and the Liberal Arts Curriculum

Daniel F. Daniel
Bridges: Mathematical Connections in Art, Music, and Science (2001)
Pages 255–260


As a professor of English and a former director of General Education at a liberal arts college, I want to begin to make the case for the centrality of mathematics in today's college curriculum. What follows is more apologia than manifesto, however I do feel the issue intensely and have thought about it for several years.