is an interdisciplinary journal dedicated to the invigoration of the humanities, including the social sciences properly understood.

HUMANITAS: Rethinking It All—An Editorial Statement, the editors

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The flagship program of the National Humanities Institute is the multi-disciplinary humanities journal HUMANITAS, which is published in cooperation with The Academy of Philosophy and Letters. The journal seeks to foster among its readers and contributors a spirit of open inquiry, a willingness to subject cherished doctrines to challenge and look beyond conventional categories of thought. HUMANITAS explores issues of moral and social philosophy, epistemology, and aesthetics, and the relations among them, such as the moral and cultural conditions of knowledge. Favorable to an historical understanding of life, HUMANITAS explores the simultaneous tension and union between universality and particularity, and the interdependence and opposition of creativity and tradition. Fruitful new thinking will resist reductionism and will, for example, distinguish between contrasting strains within modernity and postmodernity. 

Updated 3 June 2024.