The Humanities of Crisis: Climate Change and the Discipline

Published By: eSocialSciences, Mumbai, India | Published Date: November, 14 , 2021

From scientific upheavals in the Early Modern to world wars in the twentieth century, Humanities has responded to the crisis and also reinvented itself in terms of methodologies and fields of inquiry. If this assumption about the origins of Humanities has credibility then it throws up two subsequent questions. One, is Humanities evolution primarily driven by crisis, as a response to a crisis? Two, instead of speaking of the Humanities in crisis – as is the usual trend – should we speak of the Humanities of crises?

Author(s): Pramod K. Nayar | Posted on: Nov 15, 2021 | Views() | Download (93)

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