The most extreme backlash against quantification is humanistic backlash. It was against positivism and against any form of quantification. It also rejected the objective analysis in establishing the cause-effect relationship of a phenomenon or its pattern. It believes that the reasons for any man-environmental relationship have its root in the man himself which cannot be known objectively. Please there is nothing called as objective reality or real environment and what exists are subjective perceptions that are dynamic and can never be deciphered with certainty and precision. it is there for against mental maps and the techniques it suggests are more awake and difficult to replicate with objectivity. Techniques like b e r s t h a n getting into the minds of individuals and hermeneutics technique of continuous cyclic debates in interpretations and re interpretation of an event and phenomenon.
humanistic geography developed under different schools. with the purpose of studying and appreciating all aspects of man and management relationship it was important to understand the basis in the relationship without trying to generalize the cores into a law or a model when the reasons were shot in the ideas it is called idealism. The reality acid exists is constituted in one's mind first. Angiography idealism was part in by Harish and goyal CA.
for Ralph and coke the routes in a man and environment relationship is the environment are the phenomenon the subject cognitive eggs experience with which he develops the idea the phenomenon becomes the essence that distills into an idea this was the school of phenomenology.
School of Existentialism
Before the essence of a phenomenon, there exists a man first who experiences a phenomenon that becomes the basis of an idea.
For example, for every landscape that has to be someone who can be held accountable, this is a school of existentialism in geography.
Identity - Critique of positivism
Humanistic geography and its methods, techniques, and philosophy remained a very vague school of thought. Its identity was largely a critique of positivism and never developed into an independent geographical paradigm.