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The philosophy of humanism.

Corliss Lamont

The philosophy of humanism.

by Corliss Lamont

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Published by Philosophical Library in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humanism.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe Humanist bookshelf
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB821 .L33
    The Physical Object
    Pagination243 p.
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6241741M
    LC Control Number58000633
    OCLC/WorldCa478662

    Humanism is a Renaissance movement in philosophy towards a more human-centered (and less religion-centered) approach. It has an ultimate faith in humankind, and believes that human beings possess the power or potentiality of solving their own problems, through reliance primarily upon reason and scientific method applied with courage and vision.. Rather than being a . ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxviii, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: The meaning of humanism --The importance of philosophy --Humanism defined --Different kinds of humanists --The humanist tradition --Philophic forerunners --Religious roots of humanism --The cultural background --This lif is all and .

    Get this from a library! The philosophy of humanism. [Corliss Lamont; Half-Moon Foundation.] -- In this text Corliss Lamont explains humanism according to his personal experience. He also cites works opposing his humanistic viewpoint such as Tim LaHaye's The Battlefield for the Mind. Humanist Press. The AHA’s book publishing arm and online bookstore, making original works of humanist scholarship widely available. Visit to purchase our books on humanism, and % of the net proceeds (after payment of expenses) will benefit the American Humanist Association and our advocacy work for nontheist Americans.

    This book is a philosopher's testament. In it I have tried to describe in clear and simple terms the fully rounded philosophy of life known as naturalistic Humanism. Without the cultivation of the life of the mind, you will never understand anything about your own life or the world that we live in, says cultural critic Rob get you started for the new year, he recommends the best humanist books (that he read) published in


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This version of The Philosophy of Humanism is the Eighth Edition, Revised (First Printing, April ; Second Printing, March ) and was prepared by Half-Moon Foundation, Inc.

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Corliss Lamont was a prolific writer. In his lifetime he authored, co-authored, and edited 22 books, wrote 29 pamphlets in what was known as the "Basic Pamphlets" series, and had literally hundreds of "Letters to the Editor" published in newspapers throughout the United States.

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