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Experiencing the Humanities

Experiencing the Humanities

Introductory Humanities textbook free on the web.  

What are the humanities? They are the fine arts, culture, and philosophy. They are nonscientific, have nothing to do (at least directly) with business or economics, and they are not part of physical education or sports, either. They are the part of education, of knowledge, that makes for a more refined sense of knowing, thinking, and finer feeling. They are the ocean of all of humanity's deeper, more inner awareness, knowledge, and sensitivity.

Here is a list of subjects often covered in humanities courses: society, history,  philosophy, religions, culture, visual art, performing art, sculptural art, and literature.

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