The Humanist Alternative

Some Definitions of Humanism
  • 190 Pages
  • 3.68 MB
  • English
Prometheus Books
Religion & Beliefs, Movements - Humanism, Philosophy, Hum
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8130749M
ISBN 100879750138
ISBN 139780879750138

Paul Kurtz () was a prominent American skeptic and secular humanist, who was Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He has written many other books such as In Defense of Secular Humanism,Exuberance - Your Guide to Happiness & Fulfillment,Eupraxophy: Living Without Religion, etc.5/5(1).

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7 July Celebrating Summer with Humanist Books for Kids. He also edited African American Humanism: An Anthology () and The Black Humanist Experience: An Alternative to Religion (). Allen views secular humanism, a human-centered approach to living drawing upon reason, science, and secular ideals and guided by empathy and compassion, as particularly relevant for African Americans because in the 4/5(3).

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As a minority within a minority, African American humanists may often feel isolated and misunderstood/5(2). In his book Humanism (), Tony Davies calls these critics "humanist anti-humanists". Critics of antihumanism, most notably Jürgen Habermas, counter that while antihumanists may highlight humanism's failure to fulfill its emancipatory ideal, they do not offer an alternative emancipatory project of their own.

[79]. Book number 3 is by the humanist philosopher that you mentioned—Richard Norman—and it’s called On Humanism. Is this the book to read if you want to understand what it is. It is. It would have been easy to give you a list of five books about humanism but humanism is about life, not about humanism.

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Humanism - Humanism - The English humanists: English humanism flourished in two stages: the first a basically academic movement that had its roots in the 15th century and culminated in the work of Sir Thomas More, Sir Thomas Elyot, and Roger Ascham and the second a poetic revolution led by Sir Philip Sidney and William Shakespeare.

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and giving form to this ‘humanism’ in books, journals, speeches, and in the publications and agendas of what became humanist organizations.8 In doing so, they affirmed that the beliefs and values captured by this use of the noun ‘humanism’ were not merely the novel and particular products of Europe but.

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[Humanist Association of Canada] 1. Humanists believe that the human species has evolved - and remains - as part of nature. Humankind is no more than – and no less than – a part of nature: like all living organisms, the life of humans is limited in duration and scope. Human consciousness is a function of the activity of the human brain.

The book was designed as a secular alternative to religious text, and to be read as a narrative drawing on non-religious philosophy, including that from Ancient Greek, Chinese, Roman, Indian and Arab civilizations, as well as the European Renaissance and the Age of book also contains a summary of scientific discoveries from the 19th century to the present day.

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