Category Archive: Humanism

Oct 19

The spontaneous fulfillment of desire : harnessing the

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Andrew Snelling (Answers Magazine, Free Online Article, From Answers In Genesis) Anyone who admires the Puritans simply must have the Puritan Hard Drive. One man Leonardo Bruni (1370-1444) wrote a book called The New Cicero which was praising Cicero's participation in both the intellectual side of life and in the political and state side of it as well. Secular humanism is, as its name suggests, non-theistic. The New York Society for Ethical Culture (NYSEC), whose school Dewey’s children attended for several years, was founded in 1876 by Felix Adler (1851–1933), a philosopher, humanitarian social reformer, and secular Jew.

Oct 19

Supersizing the Mind: Embodiment, Action, and Cognitive

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This requires strengthening the implementation capacity of the UN system as well as regional cooperative organizations. On behalf of Humanistischer Verband Deutschlands (federal umbrella) he publishes the quarterly humanist magazine “diesseits”. The Camaldolese monk Ambrogio Traversari was also a profound scholar, especially versed in Greek; he possessed a magnificent collection of the Greek authors, and wasone of the first monks of modern times to learn He-brew. We are aware that Marx never achieved an organization based on his philosophy, and that Dunayevskaya´s organization disintegrated following her death.

Oct 19

On Being Human

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Paul Johnson agrees that Petrarch was "the first to put into words the notion that the centuries between the fall of Rome and the present had been the age of Darkness.” According to Petrarch, what was needed to remedy this situation was the careful study and imitation of the great classical authors. Of the two Dante, by reason of his poetic sublimity, was undoubtedly the greater; but, as regards Humanism Dante was merely its precursor while Petrarch initiated the movement and led it on to success.

Oct 19

Mind and its Place in the World (Phenomenology & Mind)

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They are happy to participate at Narhi which is less than an hour's journey from their place. In a number of European countries, the combination of a high percentage of unchurched citizens with a state-church tradition created conditions quite favorable to the spread of humanism. Eventually I lay back and watched the starry night. On the contrary, much of the artistic and aesthetic impulse was channelled into religious themes or inspired by Christian motifs. You can't wait to watch your ideals and standards walk up to you, because you can't know what's yours until you have it.

Oct 19

Between Man And Man

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Transcending consciousness and be one with the universe? In reality, feminism wants you to be whoever you are-but with a political consciousness. Other groups held to rational, empirical, and naturalistic standards, but were focused more on academic or technical materials, or they were focused on the culture wars and politics. with Christopher Brookmyre, Iain Macwhirter and Ian Scott 7.00 – 9.00pm Wednesday 12th November 2014 Western Infirmary Lecture Theatre (WILT), University Place (off University Avenue at the Wolfson Medical Building) Humanism is playing an increasing role in the ethical agenda of modern Scotland.

Oct 18

Deep Play

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Two four-font humanist sans families normally priced at $24.95 each or $44.95 for each family. Humanism is an ethical perspective that emphasizes human dignity, concerns, and capabilities, especially rationality. In the Middle Ages, however, classical literature was regarded merely as a means of education; it was known through secondary sources only, and the Church saw in the worldly conception of life that had prevailed among the ancients an allurement to sin. According to the This Is Ecocide website: “Ecocide is the extensive destruction, damage to or loss of ecosystem(s) of a given Territory, whether by human agency or other causes, to such an extent that peaceful enjoyment by the inhabitants of that territory has been severely diminished.” Please pay very close attention: The word “inhabitants” does not necessarily — or even primarily — refer to human beings.

Oct 18

Self, Society, and Personal Choice

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Even the radical Jacobins, the supporters of Robespierre, come to feel that the Terror must be stopped. Humanists take responsibility for their own lives and relish the adventure of being part of new discoveries, seeking new knowledge, exploring new options. On the other hand, the ancients in general, both Greek and Roman, inclined to sacrifice sympathy to selection. Therefore, Christianity is the only religion that can create anything like the West.

Oct 18

Living Time

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Since he wrote in East Middle Saxon, this version of German eventually became standard German. Ancient humanism is as a whole intensely aristocratic in temper; its sympathies run in what would seem to us narrow channels; it is naturally disdainful of the humble and lowly who have not been indoctrinated and disciplined. Humanism and feminism are not mutually exclusive and can coexist. In the manner of Dewey and Hook, Kurtz was actively involved in political and social issues of the day.

Oct 18

The Complete Essays of Montaigne

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The AHA soon began to cooperate with other anti-creationist groups. Among the leading representatives of this school were Solomon Ludwig Steinheim (1790-1866), Samuel Holdheim (1806-60), and Abraham Geiger (1810-74). Are not subjective criteria already operative here in designating the ground as God and not Satan, that God is and Satan is not? Sixtus IV (1471-84) re-established the Vatican Library, neglected by his predecessors, and appointed Platina librarian. "Here reigns an incredible freedom of thought", was Filelfo's description of the Roman Academy of Pomponio Leto (d. 1498), an institute which was the boldest champion of antiquity in the capital of Christendom.

Oct 18

Changing My Mind Among Others

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Exposing what he believes to be the limitations of Aristotlean philosophy, he argues that only religious faith that affirms God’s transcendence and the gift of revelation, namely, the Torah and its commandments, can bring a person close to God. The new ambiguity of the term "humanism" created much confusion. He was, moreover, the author of a history of Florence. He subsequently became Press Officer of the National Federation of Atheist, Humanist and Secular Student Societies (AHS), and in July 2010 was elected as the third President.

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