Humanities as the Fading Stars of the 21st Century


  • Daniel Rotaru Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca



Humnaities, fate, 21st century, decline


This paper delves into the decline of humanities as a field of study and its diminishing role in contemporary society. Starting from its origins in ancient Greece, humanities have long played a central role in intellectual discourse and education. However, the aftermath of the two World Wars and the rise of scientific and industrial societies brought about a state of crisis, shattering the confidence of humanists in their ability to lead and instruct. Scholars widely agree that the humanities are in decline, and this paper investigates the contributing factors to this phenomenon.


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How to Cite

Rotaru, D. (2023). Humanities as the Fading Stars of the 21st Century. Journal of Student Research, 12(3).



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