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Humanism

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  • Explore Humanism: Flashby Mark Vernon

    Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 5.99

    This new title in the popular 'Flash' series gets straight to the key facts about Humanism. In just 96 pacy, jargon-free pages, you will: - see why humanism matters - study its ancient roots - understand explore the enlightenment - discover contemporary humanism - learn where science fits in and much more besides! more...

  • Humanist Essays (Routledge Revivals)by Gilbert Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    First published in 1964, this is a short collection of both literary and philosophical essays. Whilst two essays consider Greek literature written at the point at which the Athenian empire was breaking apart, another group explore the background from which Christianity arose, considering Paganism and the religious philosophy at the time of Christ.... more...

  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Die beiden Diskurse zur Zivilisationskritikby

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 35.00

    In diesem Band werden die beiden Diskurse zur Zivilisationskritik von Jean-Jacques Rousseau nah am Text und in einzelnen Schritten kommentiert. Rousseaus These lautet, dass sich der Mensch durch die technisch-wissenschaftlichen Fortschritte zunehmend von der eigenen Natur entfremdet und dadurch pervertiert. Das Beispiel dieses Autors zeigt, wie bereits... more...

  • Images of Human Natureby Donald J. Munro

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 41.95

    In this volume Donald Munro, author of important studies on early and contemporary China, provides a critical analysis of the doctrines of the Sung Neo-Confucian philosopher Chu Hsi (1130-1200). For nearly six centuries Confucian orthodoxy was based on Chu Hsi's commentaries on Confucian classics. These commentaries were the core of the curriculum... more...

  • Essays in Humanismby Albert Einstein

    Philosophical Library/Open Road 2011; US$ 14.99

    An inspiring collection of the great thinker?s views on a rapidly changing world   Nuclear proliferation, Zionism, and the global economy are just a few of the insightful and surprisingly prescient topics scientist Albert Einstein discusses in this volume of collected essays from between 1931 and 1950. Written with a clear voice and a thoughtful... more...

  • Thinking about Nature (Routledge Revivals)by Andrew Brennan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Ecology ? unlike astronomy, physics, or chemistry ? is a science with an associated political and ethical movement: the Green Movement. As a result, the ecological position is often accompanied by appeals to holism, and by a mystical quasi-religious conception of the ecosystem. In this title, first published in 1988, Andrew Brennan argues that we... more...

  • To Have or To Be?by Erich Fromm

    Open Road Media 2013; US$ 14.99

    Erich Fromm?s groundbreaking examination of an age-old question, and a stunning look at how to pursue a life with purpose and meaning Life in the modern age began when people no longer lived at the mercy of nature and instead took control of it. We planted crops so we didn?t have to forage, and produced planes, trains, and cars for transport.... more...

  • On Being Humanby Erich Fromm

    Open Road Media 2013; US$ 14.99

    Erich Fromm?s insightful work on the modern human condition, and how to break free of its bonds In the 1960s, renowned social psychologist Erich Fromm argued that people were becoming increasingly alienated. No longer were we dynamic, constantly creative beings. Instead, he observed, we were becoming fixated on things like television, while the... more...

  • Human Extension: An Alternative to Evolutionism, Creationism and Intelligent Designby Gregory Sandstrom

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book proposes a new angle on the controversy over evolution as a biological theory, creation as a theological/worldview doctrine and evolutionism, creationism and Intelligent Design theory as social ideologies. Rather than presenting a polemic that will enrage or delight one camp or another, this book proposes that a cease-fire is possible. more...

  • Jugendweihe und Jugendfeier in Deutschlandby Horst Groschoppp; Daniel Pilgrim; Peter Adloff; Manfred Isemeyer

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 17.65

    Die Jugendweihe bzw. Jugendfeier erlebt gegenwärtig eine Renaissance bei Jugendlichen und deren Eltern. Dies war nach der Wiedervereinigung nicht unbedingt zu erwarten. Als weltliches Übergangsritual stellt die Jugendweihe heute eine attraktive humanistische Alternative zur kirchlichen Konfirmation dar. In diesem Buch beleuchten die Autorinnen und... more...