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A Guide to Interdisciplinary Project in the Humanities (IPH)

Research Guide to support the Interdisciplinary Project in the Humanities program at Washington University

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Kris Helbling
F 2023 Schedule: On-Campus: Thursday and Friday; Remote: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Humanities -- Definition

Humanities: the branches of learning (as philosophy, arts, or languages) that investigate human constructs and concerns as opposed to natural processes (as in physics or chemistry) and social relations (as in anthropology or economics)--Merriam-Webster's Collegiate® Dictionary, Eleventh Edition



"Vision of the Triple Soul in the Body" from Robert Fludd, Of this World and the Other (1619). Image source