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  • Believing that a classical training alone could form a perfect man, the Humanists so called themselves in opposition to the Scholastics, and adopted the term humaniora (the humanities) as signifying the scholarship of the ancients.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 7: Gregory XII-Infallability

  • This leads to a certain defensiveness from the studies we in Norway would call "humaniora", that is the arts and to a certain extent philosphy, to counter the overwhelming favouritism of empirical studies and quantitative methodology.

    At the 55th annual ICA conference

  • When you get to high school, pick biology and study that afterwards, in stead of humaniora.

    Blathering Lockdown: Day Seven « Whatever

  • Feminism has done more harm than good in German academia the last 15 years esp. in the humaniora and in a way I'm a victim of that.

    Boudica, Queen of the Iceni

  • En ting er jeres primitive og forsimplede fremstilling af humaniora, som noget der ikke kræver kreativitet - hvad værre er, er at jeres påstand simpelthen er falsk.

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