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humanity

(Humaneness), noun altruism, benevolence, benignancy, benignity, charitableness, clemency, clementia, compassion, feeling, gentleness, good will, humanitas, kindheartedness, kindness, lenience, leniency, lenity, mercifulness, mercy, mildness, sympathy, understanding, unselfishness
Associated concepts: crimes against humanity, humanitarian doctrine, humanitarian laws, last clear chance

humanity

(Mankind), noun generations of man, gens humana, hominum generis, homo sapiens, human beings, humankind, humanum genus, man, mortals, people, peooles of the earth, persons
Associated concepts: crimes against humanity
See also: benevolence, charity, clemency, consideration, goodwill, lenience, mortality, populace, population, tolerance, understanding
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He suggested that with integration of new technology and the right mentality towards development of humanities programs, that the gap between science and tech, and the humanities could be decreased, and a more cooperative and meaningful relationship to better serve society might be formed across disciplines.
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The Commons Open Repository Exchange (CORE)--where anyone can deposit his or her research papers, preprints, presentations, datasets, syllabi, and other content--was developed in partnership with the Center for Digital Research and Scholarship at Columbia University and underwritten by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities' Office of Digital Humanities.
The conference will discuss the roles and functions of the humanities research centers in the Arab world in the current period, and to develop policies that will lift up the scientific research in the field of humanities at the Arab level.
Those at the conference will discuss the roles and functions of humanities research centers in the Arab world, and seek to develop policies to raise the level of Arab scientific research in humanities.
The responses to the Forum topic and to Andrews's essay emphasize key qualities of the humanities that necessarily tie them to honors education: imagination, creativity, interdisciplinarity, quality of life, nuance, complexity, deep thinking, problem-solving, empathy, and social justice.
When I hear about a crisis in the humanities, I want to say: Maybe, but look around.
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Arguments in support of humanities education like Nussbaum's are well-intended and noble.
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The program is supported by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.
This explains the overall trend in funding: Whereas federal appropriations for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have doubled over the past six years, with a similar doubling now planned for the National Science Foundation (NSF), funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) have in real terms been cut by almost half since 1994.

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