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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Humanities.
See also changes related to Humanities, or pages that link to Humanities or to this page or whose text contains "Humanities".

Contributors: see also the Citizendium Humanities Workgroups

Parent topics

  • Culture [r]: UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (2002) defined culture as "... the set of distinctive spiritual, material, intellectual and emotional features of a society or a social group..." that "encompasses, in addition to art and literature, lifestyles, ways of living together, value systems, traditions and beliefs". [e]

Subtopics

Major areas

  • Classics [r]: A branch of the Humanities dealing with language, literature, history, art, and other aspects of the ancient Mediterranean world. [e]
  • History [r]: Study of past human events based on evidence such as written documents. [e]
  • Literature [r]: The profession of “letters” (from Latin litteras), and written texts considered as aesthetic and expressive objects. [e]
  • Philosophy [r]: The study of the meaning and justification of beliefs about the most general, or universal, aspects of things. [e]
  • Religion [r]: Belief in, and systems of, worshipful dedication to a superhuman power or belief in the ultimate nature of existence. [e]
  • Theology [r]: Discipline that engages in dialogue and reflection about God and religion. [e]

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