A precise definition of the arts can be contentious, but the following areas of activity are usually included:
In academia, the Arts are usually grouped with or a subset of the Humanities. Some subjects in the Humanities are History, Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy, Women's studies.
- Dictionary of the history of ideas - Classification of the arts http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/cgi-local/DHI/dhi.cgi?id=dv1-56
This article discusses the term "arts". For the application, see aRts.
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