What does arts mean?

arts meaning in General Dictionary

scientific studies meant to supply basic understanding and intellectual abilities (without occupational or professional abilities)

Sentence Examples with the word arts

In 1705 Cartesianism was still subject to prohibitions from the authorities; but in a project of new statutes, drawn up for the faculty of arts at Paris in 1720, the Method and Meditations of Descartes were placed beside the Organon and the Metaphysics of Aristotle as text-books for philosophical study.

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