Essays in Humanities: Reflections on Being Human

The humanities are not, as the word implies, one single field of study but rather a collection of sciences. Scholars in diverse fields such as social history, cultural sciences, philosophy and sociology. The humanities are different to the physical sciences because scholars in the humanities do not seek to explain how the physical world works, as is the case with other sciences. Rather, scholars in the humanities seek to provide an understanding of the human condition in all its aspects.