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Humanism

  • The Enlightenmentby Anthony Kenny

    SPCK 2017; US$ 7.49

    Sir Anthony Kenny FBA was born in Liverpool in 1931, and was educated at Upholland College and the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. From 1963 to 1989 he was at Balliol College, Oxford, first as Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy, and then as Master. He later became Warden of Rhodes House, President of the British Academy and of the Royal Institute... more...

  • 'Humanismus' in der Kriseby Matthias Löwe; Gregor Streim

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 114.99

    Zwischen der späten Weimarer Republik und der frühen Bundesrepublik wurde der Begriff ›Humanismus‹ in der Publizistik so oft verwendet wie nie zuvor. Intellektuelle aus unterschiedlichen Milieus verstehen den Zusammenbruch der Weimarer Demokratie und den Nationalsozialismus nicht allein als politisch-soziale Krise, sondern als Krise der Kultur. Die... more...

  • The Ethics of Choosing Childrenby Simon Reader

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 50.68

    This book takes the contentious issue of designer babies and argues against the liberal eugenic current of bioethics that commends the logic and choice regimes of selective reproduction. Against conceptions of Procreative Beneficence that trade on a disregard for the gifts of maternal bodies, it seeks to recover a thought of maternal giving and a... more...

  • Reclaiming Civilizationby Brendan Myers

    John Hunt Publishing 2017; US$ 9.99

    How civilization leads us to the meaning of life, not by discovery, but by invention. more...

  • The Humanist Principleby Felix Unger; Daisaku Ikeda

    I.B.Tauris 2017; US$ 27.50

    What is the nature of tolerance? Can it be engendered by religion? And how might different cultural traditions, whether religious or secular, assist in promulgating the vital principle of humanistic dialogue and benevolence? These are some of the urgent questions posed by this stimulating and wide-ranging new colloquy. Bringing together a wealth of... more...

  • Toward a Psychology of Beingby Abraham H. Maslow

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99

    This book is a continuation of my 'Motivation and Personality', published in 1954. It was constructed in about the same way, that is, by doing one piece at a time of the larger theoretical structure. It is a predecessor to work yet to be done toward the construction of a comprehensive, systematic and empirically based general psychology and philosophy... more...

  • When Colorblindness Isn't the Answerby Anthony B. Pinn

    Pitchstone Publishing 2017; US$ 7.99

    The future of the United States rests in many ways on how the ongoing challenge of racial injustice in the country is addressed. Yet, humanists remain divided over what if any agenda should guide humanist thought and action toward questions of race. In this volume, Anthony B. Pinn makes a clear case for why humanism should embrace racial justice as... more...

  • Professors, Physicians and Practices in the History of Medicineby Gideon Manning; Cynthia Klestinec

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.29

    This book presents essays by eminent scholars from across the history of medicine, early science and European history, including those expert on the history of the book. The volume honors Professor Nancy Siraisi and reflects the impact that Siraisi's scholarship has had on a range of fields. Contributions address several topics ranging from the medical... more...

  • 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; US$ 24.99

    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...