- critical thinking, civic and historical knowledge and ethical reasoning
- languages, literature, the arts, history, cultural studies, philosophy and religion
- “what it means to be a human being”
- exploring what’s called “a life worth living”
- reading the great literary and philosophical works and …
- coming “to grips with the question of what living is for”.
*As wikipedia puts it, "humanities scholars have decried the dilution of humanities study since Plato and Aristotle debated whether philosophers should or should not receive payment for their teaching services".