Historical Development of Humanities What is humanities? A group of extensive disciplines (such as arts, art criticism, literature, film studies, photography, music, history, and philosophy). The humanities is generally considered to include the study of classics, art history and literature.
Our definition: of classics, art history and literature.
An institutional tool to gain knowledge that concerns human; this “knowledge” is a rather forceful ideology that has different connotations in different historical eras shaped by various forces yet has the same attempt to humanize man, to make man more man.
(12th and 13th
area of study.
The late Middle Ages of classics, art history and literature.
(Beginning of skepticism-
dissatisfaction with church
as an institution).
"man is the measure of
Renaissance of classics, art history and literature.
in his The Book of the
Courtier (1528), wrote a
guide to being a polymath,
describing what makes a
well rounded person.
16th century particularly in both arts and sciences
19th century particularly in both arts and sciences
Recent years particularly in both arts and sciences