humanities : Definition, Usages, News and More

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hyooh ma ni teez

  • n  studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)
  • n  the quality of being humane
  • n  the quality of being human
  • n  all of the living human inhabitants of the earth

  • He founded and co-chaired the Congressional Humanities Caucus, which is dedicated to advocating on behalf of the humanities in the House of Representatives and to raising the .
  • The first set of comps covers logic, rhetoric and analysis; the second, humanities, social sciences and natural sciences; and the third, history, philosophy and foreign languages.
  • The traditional classical concept of the humanities is both narrow and provincial, for today's humanities must reach beyond the Western world to embracejust as does .
News & Articles


  • Alan Rosenberg in FOXNews
    His long and quiet devotion to advancing literacy, the arts and humanities on a national and local scale deserves our appreciation,Rosenberg said Thursday.
  • President Bush in FOXBusiness
    There are great folks out there who are passionate, who care a lot about children, who often have great content knowledge - math, science, humanities, whatever it might be - who just didn't happen to major in education. We want to help get them... Arne Duncan International Herald Tribune Mar 17, 2009 48639 65856 humanities At their best, the arts and humanities express the ideals that define our nation," said President George W. Bush. "The United States is a country defined not by bloodline, race, or creed, but by our character and convictions. We are united...

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