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Humanities: Home

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Welcome to the FAU Libraries subject guide on the Humanities. This LibGuide includes information resources including databases, journals, books and more.

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Introduction



What are the Humanities?

The Humanities are "those branches of knowledge that concern themselves with human beings and their culture or with analytic and critical methods of inquiry derived from an appreciation of human values and of the unique ability of the human spirit to express itself. As a group of educational disciplines, the humanities are distinguished in content and method from the physical and biological sciences and, somewhat less decisively, from the social sciences. The humanities include the study of all languages and literatures, the arts, history, and philosophy."  Encyclopædia Britannica Online, 2010

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