What are humanities?


The humanities are academic disciplines that study the human condition, using methods that are primarily analytical, critical, or speculative, as distinguished from the mainly empirical approaches of the natural sciences.

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Mario Santana (UChicago)
... Associate Dean of the Division of the Humanities Associate Dean of the College Associate Dean in the College Master of Humanities Collegiate Division Awards, Honors ... in World Literature, a part of the University of Chicago's Humanities Core Sequence ...
Leslie Armour - Publications
... of Truth, Royal Van Gorcum, Assen, and The Humanities Press, New York, 1969 ... Reality, Royal Van Gorcum, Assen, and the Humanities Press, Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, 1972 ... Bartlett III) The Humanities Press, Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, 1980 ...
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... The Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, known as the Federation, is a member based organization and the national voice for researchers in the humanities ...
Humanities Today - Legitimation of The Humanities - Romanticization and Rejection of The Humanities
... Implicit in many of these arguments supporting the humanities are the makings of arguments against public support of the humanities ... and in which the romantic notion of a Renaissance humanities scholar is obsolete ... to judgments and anxieties about the essential uselessness of the humanities, especially in an age when it is seemingly vitally important for scholars of literature, history and the arts to ...
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... Jacobo Clave Vice-Governor, Pangasinan Ambassador of the Philippines to Italy Doctor of Humanities Aurora Cudal Woman of the Year (March, 1999), California Assemblywoman Denise Moreno Ducheny Doctor of ... of Public Management Loren Legarda Philippine Senator Doctor of Humanities Andres R ... and diplomat Head of the Instituto Cervantes Doctor of Humanities Jovito Salonga Philippine Senate President, Educator and Statesman Doctor of Laws Emilio Yap III Director, Manila Bulletin Doctor ...

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    There is no true expertise in the humanities without knowing all of the humanities. Art is a vast, ancient interconnected web-work, a fabricated tradition. Overconcentration on any one point is a distortion.
    Camille Paglia (b. 1947)