Russell Berman Quote

The social sciences, ultimately, are about patterns, rules, and phenomena available to certain objective forms of explanation; the humanities, especially the study of literature, are about exceptional cases, singular works, and individuals that require subjective understanding.


p. 23. - Fiction Sets You Free: Literature, Liberty and Western Culture (2007)

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The social sciences, ultimately, are about patterns, rules, and phenomena available to certain objective forms of explanation; the humanities,...

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The social sciences, ultimately, are about patterns, rules, and phenomena available to certain objective forms of explanation; the humanities,...