LETTER: Interpreting rightly

October 27, 2011
When Harry Graver states in his Oct. 18 op-ed “Rooting the humanities in right” that my “rejection of an accepted methodology goes hand in hand with [my] rejection [of] the idea of conclusive result,” he would have been exactly right — had that been what I said. But that was not what I said. Regrettably, »

GAYED: Finding the right meaning

October 13, 2011
In “The value of the humanities” (Sept. 29), Professor R. Howard Bloch seals the necessity of a humanities education by stating that “[t]he Humanities draw the lines of a life worth living and the swerves of a life devoid of such meaning.” More than this, the humanities raise the very ground on which we make »