|Caption:||Isocrates was one of the foremost thinkers about paideia. In ancient Greece, paideia referred to the rearing of the ideal member of the polis.|
- The humanities are academic disciplines that study human culture, using methods that are primarily analytical, critical, or speculative, as distinguished from the mainly empirical approaches of the natural sciences.
- The humanities included on this site are: Anthropology, Archeology, Architecture, Classics, Education, History, Languages, Law, Literature, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, Technology.
- Scholars in the humanities are called "humanity scholars".
- The humanities have their origin in the Classical Greek paideia, a course of general education dating from the sophists in the mid-5th century BCE, which prepared young men for active citizenship in the polis, or city-state.
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