On the Nature and Relevance of the Humanities: (blogpost on blog fifteeneightyfour)

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What are the humanities? Who needs the humanities? Two questions I needed to address when I became dean of a School of Humanities. Those questions are not merely relevant in university politics. They are relevant to students and academics, and to all humans who think about humans, others and ourselves. To argue for the relevance and value of the humanities, we need to reflect on the nature of the humanitie
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCambridge, UK
PublisherCambridge University Press
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - 7 May 2021


  • Humanities


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