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Published by F. Ungar Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Moral Majority, Inc.,
  • Humanism.

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Edition Notes

StatementCorliss Lamont.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB821 .L33 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 323 p. :
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3791087M
ISBN 100804459975
LC Control Number81070127

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1. The Ethics of Humanism 2. The Social Good and Individual Happiness 3. Humanism and Democracy 4. A Humanist Civilization Appendix HUMANIST MANIFESTO I, HUMANIST MANIFESTO II, Reference Notes Selected Bibliography Index Note: In this Eighth Edition of The Philosophy of Human-ism, the terms. B. C. The Philosophy of Humanism is a scholarly work, tracing the influence of Humanism from the ancient Greek philosophers through the Enlightenment and the Bill of Rights to the twentieth century. It is very well documented with reference notes and bibliography for those who prefer sources, yet it is written in a most readable style/5. A detailed introduction to the evolution of "humanist" philosophy although some of the political theory is problematic. This is in part, by the author's own admission, due to the brevity with which some things are treated, but there are some contradictions for instance in the essay on democracy and humanism, although they don't derail this book so much as present further questions for 4/5.   The Philosophy of Humanism is a scholarly work, tracing the influence of Humanism from the ancient Greek philosophers through the Enlightenment and the Bill of Rights to the twentieth century. It is very well documented with reference notes and bibliography for those who prefer sources, yet it is written in a most readable style.

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books based on 28 votes: Humanism: An Introduction by Jim Herrick, Voice of Reason by Bryant McGill, The Philosophy of Humanism by Corliss Lamont, Vi. Humanism, system of education and mode of inquiry that originated in northern Italy during the 13th and 14th centuries and later spread through continental Europe and term is alternatively applied to a variety of Western beliefs, methods, and philosophies that place central emphasis on the human realm. Also known as Renaissance humanism, the historical program was so broadly and. This book makes a substantial contribution to the fields of Shakespeare, Renaissance humanism, Critical Theory, and Literature and Philosophy. It illustrates, moreover, how rediscovering the philosophical potential of folly may enable us to resist the growing dominance . Humanism Summary. Humanism is an educational and cultural philosophy that began in the Renaissance when scholars rediscovered Greek and Roman classical philosophy and has as its guiding principle the essential dignity of man.