By Joey Lott
By Joey Lott
By Robert Norman
Albert Einstein, Isaac Asimov, E.M. Forster, Bertrand Russell, and Gloria Steinem all declared themselves humanists. what's humanism and why does it topic? Is there any doctrine each humanist needs to carry? If it rejects faith, what does it provide as a substitute? Have the 20th century's crimes opposed to humanity spelled the top for humanism?
On Humanism is a well timed and powerfully argued philosophical defence of humanism. it's also an impassioned plea that we flip to ourselves, no longer faith, if we wish to solution Socrates' age-old query: what's the most sensible type of existence to guide? even supposing humanism has a lot in universal with technology, Richard Norman exhibits that it's faraway from a denial of the extra mysterious, fragile aspect of being human. He bargains with mammoth questions resembling the surroundings, Darwinism and 'creation science', euthanasia and abortion, after which argues that it really is finally during the human capability for artwork, literature and the mind's eye that humanism is a strong replacement to non secular belief.
Drawing on a various diversity of examples from Aristotle to Primo Levi and the novels of Virginia Woolf and Graham quick, On Humanism is a lucid and masses wanted mirrored image in this a lot spoke of yet little understood phenomenon.
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By Kim Atkins
This ebook is a part of the becoming box of functional ways to philosophical questions in terms of identification, corporation and ethics--approaches which paintings throughout continental and analytical traditions and which Atkins justifies via an explication of ways the buildings of human embodiment necessitate a story version of selfhood, knowing, and ethics.
By John M. Doris
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