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