Count or Die: Why the Humanities Need Numbers to Survive

If the humanities continue to be an alternative to a serious encounter with numbers, the field will continue to shrink. So many of us are rightly concerned about declining enrolments in the humanities and wish to preserve the critical role of subjects such as history, philosophy, and literature to cultivate the mind and soul and ready students for so much more. The College Board President David Coleman, who holds three humanities degrees, sees hope only if the humanities adapt and by doing so deepen the work students do in every field.

Speakers: David Coleman
Festival: 2015

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