All posts tagged with humanities

When humanities and science intersect

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I haven’t linked to the “scientism” conversation that has been unfolding between Steven Pinker and a number of specialists in the humanities this summer. It’...

Is humanistic research a waste of time?

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Academic work in the humanities is a giant waste of time, claims Mark Bauerlein in the Chronicle of Higher Education (“The research bust”). Few read, and nob...