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Humanism

  • Humanismeby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 4.99

    Partez à la découverte de l'humanisme avec ce Grand Article Universalis ! Le mot humanisme était encore à la mode au lendemain de la Seconde Guerre mondiale, au point que tous les courants de pensée s'en recommandaient: Sartre démontrait que l'existentialisme est un humanisme, les marxistes ne répugnaient pas à se servir de ce vocable pour définir... more...

  • Imagination and Idealism in John Updike's Fictionby Michial Farmer

    Boydell & Brewer 2017; Not Available

    Concentrating on the role of the imagination in Updike's works, this book shows him to be an original and powerful thinker and not the callow sensationalist that he is sometimes accused of being. more...

  • Imagination and Idealism in John Updike's Fictionby Michial Farmer

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2017; US$ 22.72

    This book looks past the frequently discussed autobiographical nature of John Updike's fiction to consider the role in Updike's work of the most powerful and peculiar human faculty: the imagination. Michial Farmer argues that, while the imagination is for Updike a means of human survival and a necessary component of human flourishing, it also has a... more...

  • Wake-Robinby John Burroughs

    Dover Publications 2017; US$ 12.95

    In the early spring, the blooming of the wildflower trillium ? also known as "wake-robin" ? heralds the return of migrating birds. In Wake-Robin: A Collection of Essays About the Birds, John Burroughs offers absorbing reading for birdwatchers, nature lovers, and anyone interested in ecology and conservation. This 1871 collection of essays by the... more...

  • God Created Humanismby Theo Hobson

    SPCK 2017; US$ 23.99

    Gloriously maddening though this book will be to those who want humanism to have no connection to religion whatever, its purpose is both generous and hopeful: to demonstrate, to both Christians and post-Christians alike, how much better we understand each other than we think we do.- Francis Spufford Theo Hobson is an exceptionally acute observer of... more...

  • On Human Natureby Roger Scruton

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 22.95 US$ 20.88

    A brief, radical defense of human uniqueness from acclaimed philosopher Roger Scruton In this short book, acclaimed writer and philosopher Roger Scruton presents an original and radical defense of human uniqueness. Confronting the views of evolutionary psychologists, utilitarian moralists, and philosophical materialists such as Richard Dawkins... more...

  • Street Spiritby Steve Crawshaw; Ai Weiwei

    Michael O'Mara 2017; US$ 9.99

    When no one?s listening, it takes more than shouting louder to be heard ?Street Spirit is a celebration of some of the most remarkable protests from around the world that have used humour, courage and creativity to bring about change.Among the many instances of imaginative defiance within, you'll discover the surprising impact of Lego figures in Siberia,... more...

  • A Theory of Human Motivationby Abraham H. Maslow

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 0.99

    The present paper is an attempt to formulate a positive theory of motivation which will satisfy these theoretical demands and at the same time conform to the known facts, clinical and observational as well as experimental. It derives most directly, however, from clinical experience. This theory is, I think, in the functionalist tradition of James and... more...

  • In Praise of Follyby Desiderius Erasmus

    Open Road Media 2016; US$ 0.99

    This sixteenth-century religious satire by a Renaissance critic and theologian is ?a masterpiece of humor and wise irony? (Johan Huizinga, Dutch historian). At the onset of his hugely successful satire of medieval European society, Dutch scholar Desiderius Erasmus invokes the goddess Folly, daughter of Youth and Wealth, who was raised by Drunkenness... more...

  • Heureux sans Dieu ni religionby Michel Piquemal

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 11.99

    Croyances et laïcité, un sujet d'actualité au c?ur du débat « On ne peut rester indifférent devant le retour en force des intégrismes qui voudraient nous plonger dans les ténèbres. J?ai donc tenté de mettre en pleine lumière ce que peuvent être les valeurs et les convictions d?un athée laïque. » De manière parfaitement documentée, Michel Piquemal... more...