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 Humanities The humanities are academic disciplines which study the human condition, using methods that are largely analytic, critical, or speculative, as distinguished from the mainly empirical approaches of the natural and social sciences. The humanities, such as classical and modern languages, literature, history, and philosophy, have the overall goal of the exploration and explanation of human experience. Some would include the fine arts (music, art, dance, and drama) in the humanities, but...

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New Era University College of Art and Science SYLLABUS in HUMANITIES 1 (Adapted) Syllabus/Course OUTLINE Credits: 3 units Description The Course introduces the creative expressions in their various forms and functions. The categories of these artistic expressions are analysed. Whether these be in fine and the folk arts, or a space, temporal, and combined arts, or as specialist and communal art, these creations and their process, appreciation, and function foster a deeper understanding...

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Importance of the Humanities

importance and benefits of funding the humanities in school. Many people are of the view that the study of the humanities is a waste of time and that more money and effort should be expended on teaching the STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). On the other hand there is the school of thought which express the importance of maintaining the humanities. Others like Christina Paxson in the article “The Economic Case for Saving the Humanities” have posited the view that there...

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Studying Humanities

It is very difficult to imagine students not being educated about humanities while I school. Currently, it is accustomed in this nation that humanities are taught throughout all generations of students. These generations include the basic elementary school, middle/high school, and college. For example, in elementary school, children create art and briefly learn about language and the history of the United States. However, in middle and high school, the instructors expand into more details about these...

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The Value of the Humanities

The Value of the Humanities  The humanities can be described as the study of how people process and document the human experience. Since humans have been able, we have used philosophy, literature, religion, art, music, history and language to understand and record our world. Through exploration of the humanities we learn how to think creatively and critically, to reason, and to ask questions. These skills allow us to gain new insights into everything from poetry and paintings to business models...

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Humanities Today - Define humanities and give current examples

Humanities Today The Encyclopedia Britannica (2006) defines the humanities as "Branches of knowledge that investigate human beings, their culture, and their self-expression." (Humanities). Those branches of knowledge include philosophy, literature, languages, the arts, religion and history. The humanities examine the human condition by studying the elements of culture that describe what is or was valued and considered important at a particular point in time. 15th century Italian humanists referred...

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Humanities and Academic Disciplines

is? If this is a question that you have ever asked yourself then you might have heard of humanities. “Humanities are academic disciplines that study the human conditions, using methods that are primarily analytical, critical, or speculative, as distinguished from the mainly empirical approaches of the natural science.” Wikipedia. (n.d.). Looking further into humanities we are able to better understand ancient and modern languages, literature, law and history...

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Commerce vs Humanities

The combination of a Commerce student with Humanities skills would be irresistible In today’s times there is a clear-cut distinction between certain tertiary educational courses, namely the two major aspects of Commerce or business and Humanities or liberal arts. I believe though that the distinction of the two interwoven materials is incorrect and that an integration of the materials taught must be established. In this essay I will clarify that the one is not more necessary than the other but...

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Protestant Reformation and Humanities

Humanities Humanities The Importance of Humanities There is a significant importance to the study of humanities. When I was first told that I had to sign up for a Humanities class, I wondered why an accounting degree would require such a class. At the time I did not feel a Humanities class would benefit me; however, within the first week, I began to think differently. It was very interesting. I saw that the importance of studying Humanities lay in the history of the works completed. Within...

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used and taught in our everyday life. Humanities, Natural Sciences, Psychology, Social Sciences, Communications and Technology are six disciplines that we encounter daily and continue to learn about. The Humanities are academic disciplines that study the human condition, using methods that are primarily analytical, critical, or speculative. The Humanities disciplines are an important part of the intellectual and creative history of mankind. The humanities are said to consist of those branches of...

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