The humanities are academic disciplines that study the human condition, using methods that are primarily analytical, critical, or speculative, as distinguished from the mainly empirical approaches of the natural sciences.
The humanities include ancient and modern languages, literature, law, history, philosophy, religion, and visual and performing arts such as music and theatre. The humanities that are also regarded as social sciences include technology, anthropology, area studies, communication studies, cultural studies, and linguistics. Scholars working in the humanities are sometimes describe

Indonesia, Etc.: Exploring the Improbable Nation
Learning to Die in the Anthropocene: Reflections on the End of a Civilization
Everything is Obvious: Once You Know the Answer
Creating Capabilities: The Human Development Approach
La utilidad de lo inútil: Manifiesto
The Loudest Voice in the Room: How Roger Ailes and Fox News Remade American Politics
Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think about Art, Pleasure, Beauty, and Truth
Heretics and Heroes: How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World
The Science Delusion: Freeing the Spirit of Enquiry
با چراغ و آینه
Warum gibt es alles und nicht nichts? Ein Ausflug in die Philosophie
The Island of Knowledge: The Limits of Science and the Search for Meaning
The Hunger Games and Philosophy: A Critique of Pure Treason
A History of Opera
How to Listen to Great Music: A Guide to Its History, Culture, and Heart
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
Pride and Prejudice
The Odyssey
The Prince
Chasing Lincoln's Killer
The Aeneid
The Art of War
To Kill a Mockingbird
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
Sophie's World
The Communist Manifesto
The Republic
A People's History of the United States
From Dawn to Decadence by Jacques BarzunHow the Irish Saved Civilization by Thomas CahillThe Last Days of the Incas by Kim MacQuarrieLife and Death in the Andes by Kim MacQuarrieSailing the Wine-Dark Sea by Thomas Cahill
Best books on history and culture.
39 books — 21 voters
The Abhorrence Of Love by Britt-Mari NäsströmAspects of the Cult of Cybele and Attis on the Monuments from... by Aleksandra NikoloskaAttis, Between Myth And History by Maria Grazia LancellottiAttis by Hugo HepdingCybele, Attis and Related Cults by Eugene N. Lane
Books on the Myth of Attis
9 books — 1 voter

Ways of Seeing by John BergerHistory of Beauty by Umberto EcoBrunelleschi's Dome by Ross KingThe Complete Paintings and Drawings by Leonardo da VinciA History of Illuminated Manuscripts by Christopher De Hamel
The World History of Art
300 books — 86 voters

Body Talk by Jane M. UssherDemography is Politics by Joanne RodriguesThe Divided Self by R.D. LaingProzac Nation by Elizabeth WurtzelThe Madness of Our Lives by Penny Gray
Best Sociology Books
63 books — 16 voters

E.A. Bucchianeri
Let's always try to paint the truth ... our art must be made to mean something.
E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly

Good work, like good talk or any other form of worthwhile human relationship, depends upon being able to assume an extended shared world.
Stefan Collini

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