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 (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
Scent in science and culture
Hoffmann, B., vol. 26 (5): 31-47
Testing musical ability: An American dissenter and some related historical comparisons
Treichler, F. R., vol. 26 (5): 48-68
The gravity of eros in the contemporary: Introduction to the special section
Horvath, A., Szakolczai, A., vol. 26 (5): 69-78
The fascination with eros: The role of passionate interests under communism
Horvath, A., vol. 26 (5): 79-97
In liminal tension towards giving birth: Eros, the educator
Szakolczai, A., vol. 26 (5): 98-113
Eros and ironic intoxication: Profound longing, madness and discipleship in Plato's Symposium and in modern life
Bonner, K., vol. 26 (5): 114-131
Hermes as Eros in Plato's Lysis
Heyking, J. v., vol. 26 (5): 132-154
Book review: The Truth Machine: A Social History of the Lie Detector
Balmer, A. S., vol. 26 (5): 155-161
Book review: The Science of Deception: Psychology and Commerce in America
Keller, D., vol. 26 (5): 162-165