9780742513938

The Case for Humanism

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  • ISBN13:

    9780742513938

  • ISBN10:

    0742513939

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-08-01
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
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Summary

The Case for Humanism is the premier textbook to introduce and help students think critically about the big ideas of Western humanism--secularism, rationalism, materialism, science, democracy, individualism, and others--all powerful themes that run through Western thought from the ancient Greeks and the Enlightenment to the present day. Visit our website for sample chapters!

Table of Contents

Foreword vii
Evan Fales
Humanism and Philosophy
1(30)
Lewis Vaughn
Human Nature
31(36)
Austin Dacey
Freedom and Destiny
67(18)
Lewis Vaughn
The Moral Life
85(30)
Lewis Vaughn
Knowledge, Truth, and Faith
115(20)
Lewis Vaughn
Science and Religion
135(22)
Austin Dacey
God, Humanism, and Philosophy
157(32)
Lewis Vaughn
Society and Politics
189(30)
Austin Dacey
Index 219(4)
About the Authors 223

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