History of the Human Sciences

History of the Human Sciences promotes research and publication in the broad range of disciplines covered by the human sciences. aims to expand our understanding of the human world through a broad interdisciplinary approach. The journal brings you publishes critical articles from sociology, psychology, anthropology and politics, and link their interests with those of philosophy, literary criticism, art history, linguistics, psychoanalysis, aesthetics and law.

Publisher: 
Sage Publishing
ISSN (print): 
0952-6951
ISSN (online): 
1461-720X

Latest articles

Volume 27 (2)

Principles, dialectic and the common world of friendship: Socrates and Crito in conversation
Bonner, K., vol. 27 (2): 3-25
What is armchair anthropology? Observational practices in 19th-century British human sciences
Sera-Shriar, E., vol. 27 (2): 26-40
Gabriel Tarde's publics
Niezen, R., vol. 27 (2): 41-59
Crime as social excess: Reconstructing Gabriel Tarde's criminal sociology
Tonkonoff, S., vol. 27 (2): 60-74
Deprived of touch: How maternal and sensory deprivation theory converged in shaping early debates over autism
Raz, M., vol. 27 (2): 75-96
Historical resonances of the DSM-5 dispute: American exceptionalism or Eurocentrism?
Pilgrim, D., vol. 27 (2): 97-117
The ordeal of solitude
Blum, A., vol. 27 (2): 118-132
Book review: A Guided Science: History of Psychology in the Middle of its Making
Pleh, C., vol. 27 (2): 133-135
Book review: An Alternative History of Hyperactivity: Food Additives and the Feingold Diet
Evans, B., vol. 27 (2): 136-141

Volume 27 (1)

Max Weber's charismatic prophets
Adair-Toteff, C., vol. 27 (1): 3-20
Collectivity, human fulfilment and the 'force of life': Wilfred Trotter's concept of the herd instinct in early 20th-century Britain
Swanson, G., vol. 27 (1): 21-50
Heidegger's influence on posthumanism: The destruction of metaphysics, technology and the overcoming of anthropocentrism
Rae, G., vol. 27 (1): 51-69
Why sociologists abandoned the sick role concept
Burnham, J. C., vol. 27 (1): 70-87
Disorders of inattention and hyperactivity: The production of responsible subjects
Bowden, G., vol. 27 (1): 88-107
Critique is a thing of this world: Towards a genealogy of critique
Boland, T., vol. 27 (1): 108-123
Explanation, understanding and determinism in Pierre Bourdieu's sociology
Peters, G., vol. 27 (1): 124-149
Book review: Identities and Social Change in Britain since 1940: The Politics of Method
Morgan, M., vol. 27 (1): 150-154

Volume 26 (5)

The extent of cognitivism
Arponen, V. P. J., vol. 26 (5): 3-21
There is no evidence of 'latent cognitivism' in Peter Hacker's treatment of criteria
Tissaw, M. A., vol. 26 (5): 22-26
On the extent of cognitivism: A response to Michael Tissaw
Arponen, V. P. J., vol. 26 (5): 27-30