Science and medicine, as you may know, have been increasingly defined as the professions of the elite.
And that’s certainly true for the humanities.
But as society moves towards a meritocracy, it’s worth considering the differences between these two broad professions.
The social scientists and humanities departments both teach at elite universities, the social sciences are highly regarded and the humanities are largely ignored in the mainstream.
In this article, I explore how the two professions might intersect.