George Steiner on How To Reform The Humanities

What then shall we do? Some reforms are not dif­fi­cult to envis­age. We must purge our vocab­u­lary, we must clean up our lan­guage to say what we mean. 

George Steiner: The Humanities Don’t Humanize

When we invoke the ideals and prac­tices of the human­i­ties, there is no assurance…that they humanize.

George Steiner on Science and the Humanities

The explo­sion of sci­ence and tech­nol­o­gy has trans­formed not only our uni­ver­si­ties but after Descartes and Leibniz the very sta­tus of knowl­edge and of truth.