President Obama even appointed you to his Committee on the Arts and humanities.
“I have dissertation friends with kids who just wind up being stay-at-home moms,” says a humanities PhD student and mother of two.
Higher education suffers from a breakdown of the humanities.
“For humanities students, this is a way to learn classical physics without being bogged down by math,” Nyden says.
But a little-known fact is that all MIT students are required to take eight classes in the arts or humanities to graduate.
A commanding brow, thoughtful eyes, and a mouth that seemed to respond to all humanities.
They have affected the mores of the class educated in the "humanities" since the Renaissance.
A word, however, for the humanities before we speak of their abiding-place.
So, sir, I am told by your friend there, that you are fond of the humanities.
The ideal of the humanities was the truth to Nature which was found in the thought-painters of the ancient world.
1702; plural of humanity, which was used in English from late 15c. in a sense "class of studies concerned with human culture" (opposed variously at different times to divinity or sciences). Latin literae humaniores, they were those branches of literature (ancient classics, rhetoric, poetry) which tended to humanize or refine.
late 14c., "kindness, graciousness," from Old French humanité, umanité "human nature; humankind, life on earth; pity," from Latin humanitatem (nominative humanitas) "human nature; philanthropy, kindness; good breeding, refinement; the human race, mankind," from humanus (see human). Sense of "human nature, human form" is c.1400; that of "human race" first recorded mid-15c.