Category: Humanities

Sciences And Humanities

“I was overwhelmingly dominated by two passions, a passion for science and another equally ardent passion for the humanities. … [I]t is impossible to live reasonably without science, or beautifully without arts and letters.”– George Sarton(quoted anonymously, 1957)[1, p.39] The sciences and the humanities… Continue Reading “Sciences And Humanities”

Pseudoscience

~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ Merriam-Webster Dictionary definitions Pseudo: being apparently rather than actually as stated : SHAM, SPURIOUS. Pseudoscience: a system of theories, assumptions, and methods erroneously regarded as scientific. Scientific: 1. of, relating to, or exhibiting the methods or principles of science.2. conducted in the manner of… Continue Reading “Pseudoscience”

The Eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 536 AD

The eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 536 AD was an explosive eruption which darkened Mesopotamia for the entire winter. Sources for this eruption are: Procopio from Cesarea, De Bello Gotico, liber II (cap IV), liber IV (cap XXXV). Giovanni from Efeso, Ecclesiastical History. “Other… Continue Reading “The Eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 536 AD”

Branches of Humanities

This article contains a list of the main branches of Humanities. ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ The main branches are as follows: 1 – Arts 2 – Ethics 3 – History 4 – Jurisprudence 5 – Languages; Classical & Modern 6 – Linguistics 7 –… Continue Reading “Branches of Humanities”

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