One of the main branches of learning. A scholar of the humanities studies history, literature, the fine arts, and philosophy.
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The doctors promise that the initiative will “disarm the boundaries between psychiatry, humanities, and hip-hop culture.”Hip-Hop Psychology: Using Music to Fight Mental Illness|Charlotte Lytton|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His partner in business, David Packard, similarly gave $1.65 billion to his Packard Humanities Institute the year before.How Does Zuckerberg’s Ebola Pledge Measure Up To Other Bigwig Donations?|Nina Strochlic|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Only eight percent of American college students now major in the humanities.Richard Hofstadter and America’s New Wave of Anti-Intellectualism|David Masciotra|March 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No one studies the humanities or fine arts for their practical value.Richard Hofstadter and America’s New Wave of Anti-Intellectualism|David Masciotra|March 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Higher education suffers from a breakdown of the humanities.Can Higher Education Really Save Our Humanity?|James Poulos|February 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A commanding brow, thoughtful eyes, and a mouth that seemed to respond to all humanities.Select Speeches of Daniel Webster|Daniel Webster
The humanities became the fashion, just as science became the fashion in the nineteenth century.
For a considerable period, therefore, the humanities had to be pursued in institutions apart from the universities.
He was affected below all the surface that worldly thoughts and habits had laid, stratum by stratum, over the humanities within.Night and Morning, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Education in pursuing the so-called “humanities” has been holding up to view a hypothetical man in a hypothetical environment.Euthenics, the science of controllable environment|Ellen H. Richards