Philoponus: On Aristotle On the Soul 2.7-12 (Ancient

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These factors refer us to reactions to two very different kinds of ongoing threats: one “premodern” (in the case of creationism and 9/11, which the New Atheists understand as natural consequences of the persistence of premodern forms of religious fundamentalism) and one “postmodern” (in the case of epistemic and cultural relativism, which the New Atheists consider responsible for a misguided effort toward tolerance that takes the form of multiculturalism).

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Science Solitaire: Essays on Science, Nature, and Becoming

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Indeed, when asked to give a summary of the life that pleases God, Christ advised his listeners to "love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind" and to "love your neighbor as yourself" (Matt. 22:37, 39). So let's give up the pretense; let's get on with becoming philosophically self-reliant, because there isn't any reason to believe that a God is going to hand us the answer any time soon. Heidegger later became very suspicious of this sort of existential politics.

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Emotions and Risky Technologies (The International Library

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Reason and intelligence are the most effective instruments that humankind possesses. You were redirected because this question was merged with Why is the movement called feminism and not humanism or egalitarianism? Undoubtedly, these chapters are too philosophical and abstract for most readers. If those objecting to your post would imagine the humanist principles written in a way that is Euro-centric, and omits non-caucasian races, then I think they’d better understand how poorly the principles are phrased.

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The Roots of Praxiology: French Action Theory from Bourdeau

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His famous treatise, the Defensio theologiae, was accepted as the German Christian humanists' program. People would be reassured, they would say, “You see, that is what we are like, no one can do anything about it.” But the existentialist, when he portrays a coward, shows him as responsible for his cowardice. That said, the reason I call myself a feminist and not an egalitarianist is because women have it worse than men.

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Plato's Cleitophon: On Socrates and the Modern Mind

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Petrarch frequently admitted that his brother Gherardo's life as a Carthusian monk was superior to his own (although Petrarch himself was in Minor Orders and was employed by the Church all his life). Human existence, then, cannot be thought through categories appropriate to things: substance, event, process. His father had died when he was a child, leaving him in poverty, and he had been awarded a free scholarship in a religious institution, where he had been made continually to feel that he was accepted for charity’s sake, and, in consequence, he had been denied several of those distinctions and honours which gratify children.

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Sounds and Perception: New Philosophical Essays

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The essays in The Humanist Alternative were shorter, snappier, and conveyed more attractively what humanism actually meant to each contributor. The Transhumanist Declaration ( Humanity+ ) When asked by His disciples to describe the time of the end and the day of His Coming, Jesus stated: "In fact, unless that time of calamity is shortened, not a single person will survive. A new humanism is emerging among Unitarian Universalists, a religious humanism informed by cultural developments and recent discoveries in the natural and human sciences and grounded in the larger context of religious naturalism, a religious humanism that offers depth, meaning, and purpose without sacrificing intellectual honesty or the spiritual dimension.

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The Faculties: A History (OXFORD PHILOSOPHICAL CONCEPTS)

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The Humanistic Approach began in response to concerns by therapists against perceived limitations of Psychodynamic theories, especially psychoanalysis. She is also expelled from Burgland High School. Reform Jews put an emphasis on community service and service to others as a foundation of ethically-based Judaism. It is variously described as the educational movement affecting all other intellectual disciplines, or merely as philological; or merely a liberal education, or simply a cult of rhetoric and oratory that evolved from the medieval art of composing letters (the ars dictaminis) or prose writing.

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What is called thinking?

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To put it in simpler terms, humanism is the belief that man has beauty, worth, and dignity. For what we usually understand by wishing or willing is a conscious decision taken – much more often than not – after we have made ourselves what we are. God cannot speak to men in intelligible words; He must use an angel. If Dante ignored the monuments of Rome and regarded its ancient statues as idolatrous images, Petrarch views the Eternal City with the enthusiasm of a Humanist, not with that of a pious Christian.

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The Dignity of Man.

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Because freedom as transcendence undermines the idea of a stable, timeless system of moral norms, it is little wonder that existential philosophers (with the exception of Simone de Beauvoir) devoted scant energy to questions of normative moral theory. Not relevant to your primary point, but you have confused Classical Humanism and Secular Humanism that grew out of it. They have done this despite the fact that many well-known Christian leaders have not yet sounded the alarm and, in many instances, have urged Christians to stay in the public schools and work to reform them.

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A Brief History of the Soul

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This is why there are movements that focus specifically on an oppressed group of people, in order to overcome those issues so that we may work towards a more egalitarian society. Theism seems the only plausible justification for human exceptionalism; once the idea of God is rejected, there ceases to be any convincing reason for thinking that the members of our species deserve, as such, special moral consideration.

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