Matthew Neufeld

Matthew Neufeld

Defending Humanities Scholarship from its Defenders

Defending Humanities Scholarship from its Defenders

University of Toronto academic and literary scholar Ira Wells recently wrote a defence of humanist academics for The Walrus magazine. But Wells’s characterization of humanist scholarship, and its purpose, is itself problematic. Wells claims that the majority of humanities courses are committed to fostering critical thinking. But, as Uri

Matthew Neufeld
Matthew Neufeld
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