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49 | décembre 2008
Quel avenir pour les études en sciences humaines ?

What is the future of human science studies ?
¿Qué futuro para los estudios de ciencias humanas?
Edited by Michel Lussault

The future of humanities and social sciences teaching (sometimes referred to simply as “the humanities” or “the arts”) is regularly discussed. The debates are often passionate, sometimes contradictory but always productive. This is as true outside France, where the questions are asked in a very different way and yet still converge on the same essentials.
How should the humanities be taught? That is the pedagogical question. Why teach the humanities? That is the question of social utility. In what framework should the humanities be taught? Deep down, that is the question of European and international comparison.
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