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

Origins: How Earth's History Shaped Human History
Alchemy: The Surprising Power of Ideas That Don't Make Sense
The Four Horsemen: The Conversation That Sparked an Atheist Revolution
The Islamic Enlightenment: The Struggle Between Faith and Reason, 1798 to Modern Times
The Kingdom of Speech
Learning to Die in the Anthropocene: Reflections on the End of a Civilization
Like A Thief In Broad Daylight: Power in the Era of Post-Humanity
On Emotional Intelligence (HBR's 10 Must Reads)
Rethinking Narcissism: The Secret to Recognizing and Coping with Narcissists
A Generation of Sociopaths: How the Baby Boomers Betrayed America
The Road to Somewhere: The Populist Revolt and the Future of Politics
How Democracy Ends
The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: How to Know What's Really Real in a World Increasingly Full of Fake
The Origins of Creativity
The Age of Acquiescence: The Life and Death of American Resistance to Organized Wealth and Power
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
Homo Deus: A History of Tomorrow
The Prince
Thinking, Fast and Slow
The Art of War
Man's Search for Meaning
Chasing Lincoln's Killer
The Odyssey
21 Lessons for the 21st Century
The Hero With a Thousand Faces
The Aeneid
To Kill a Mockingbird
The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined
Wheelock's Latin by Frederic M. WheelockChomsky For Beginners by David CogswellText Structure by Nelly TinchevaThe Mother Tongue by Bill BrysonGoing Nucular by Geoffrey Nunberg
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Digital Humanities in the Library by Arianne Hartsell-GundyIntroduction to Information Science by David BawdenDebates in the Digital Humanities by Matthew K. GoldCompanion to Digital Humanities by Susan SchreibmanDigital_humanities by Anne Burdick
Digital Humanities
15 books — 3 voters
History of Beauty by Umberto EcoWays of Seeing by John BergerBrunelleschi's Dome by Ross KingLeonardo da Vinci by Frank ZöllnerArt Through the Ages by Helen Gardner
The World History of Art
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Fernando Savater
El sabio —es decir, el hombre libre que sabe lo que de veras necesita— siempre preferirá vivir en la ciudad entre sus semejantes que solitario en la selva o en lo alto de un monte, sin más compañía que algún oso.
Fernando Savater, Historia de la filosofía, sin temor ni temblor

Stefan Collini
A different voice may be particularly effective in disturbing the existing participants into re-examining matters they had come to take for granted.
Stefan Collini

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