The Triumph of the Therapeutic: Uses of Faith after Freud

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Herein I have dealt justly with you and have given you full security and am ready to accept whatever decision Reason may give for me or against me. The MHA had a chat with the Chief Commissioner (I wish we could say it was round a campfire, but it was round a table), where we were reassured that Scouting is for Everyone. An atheist who does not believe in heaven and hell is potentially more moral, for (s)he acts without these added factors.
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Fixing Reference (Context and Content)

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Another unique aspect of Marxist-Humanism is that it holds that Marx had a unique, humanist philosophy, centered on the development of human capacities as an end-in-itself, rather than as a mere means to achieve external goals, such as the expansion of production. The argument for rationalism doesn’t hold water either. Male and female are bonded in companionship in order to create a family, to become husband and wife as well as father and mother to their common offspring.
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The Good Book: A Humanist Bible

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They can also diverge in practice since religious humanists endorse religious ceremonies, rituals, and rites. It doesn’t hurt anybody, and the people have a constitutional right to assembly. This becomes especially true for those who give thought and deliberation to moral questions and human rights issues, which, includes quite a lot of humanists. In the end science and scientific rationality, often taking models from the eighteenth century Enlightenment, came to be seen as the source of logic and stability, while the basic primitive sexual and unconscious drives, along with the seemingly counter-intuitive workings of the new machine age, were taken as the basic emotional substance.
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The Praise of Folly: A Large Print Classic

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The umanisti criticized what they considered the barbarous Latin of the universities, but the revival of the humanities largely did not conflict with the teaching of traditional university subjects, which went on as before. [23] Nor did the humanists view themselves as in conflict with Christianity. Gide does not know what a situation is, his “act” is one of pure caprice. The reformation of educational institutions was due in a large part to the actions of the Christian humanists and their encouragement of the study of classical literature, Latin, Greek and even Hebrew.
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Philosophy of Mental Representation

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On the day of their trial, 267 college and high school students march in nonviolent protest. Two major concept of the Renaissance were individualism and secularism, but a new movement, humanism, made its way to light in the Renaissance and was one of the defining characteristics of the scholars and intellectual movement during that era. Change so radical elicits fear and thus it is unsurprising that many of the portrayals of transhumanism in popular culture are negative. The only expression one can take as an egalitarian is to treat everybody the same – it doesn’t actively work to dismantle oppressive structures such as the patriarchy.
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The Rediscovery of the Mind (Representation and Mind Ser.)

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After 1517, when the new invention of printing made these texts widely available, the Dutch humanist Erasmus, who had studied Greek at the Venetian printing house of Aldus Manutius, began a philological analysis of the Gospels in the spirit of Valla, comparing the Greek originals with their Latin translations with a view to correcting errors and discrepancies in the latter. Focus on the present, not the past or the future. Invoking God’s name was not appropriate in such a setting.
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The Arrogance of Humanism

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There are five basic priniciples of humanistic education: 1) Students should be able to choose what they want to learn. It is ironically Marxism that never definitively deals with the dismantling of State power, leaving the problem, as with most socialist transformation and social organization within Marxism, to the dim, hazy future. Friday April 1: Announcement of elections; a manual and a calendar is sent to all full members of the IHP. 2. From her interest in the early Marx she developed an interest in the study of Hegel, especially the Logic.
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Emotion, Imagination, and the Limits of Reason

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Make planning easier by creating your own custom course. Ancient philosophers already had a concept of death as the end of personal existence: the mind grows with the body, tied to physical being, and nothing is permanent or eternal. He wrote many books edited, and contributed to several journals. The ancient classics—especially his lodestars, Virgil and Cicero—serve not merely to instruct and to charm him; they also incite him to imitation. The idea has a 19th century ring to me; “Excelsior!” Yet I wonder whether that attitude is the way in which really significant accomplishments are achieved!
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diogenes 29 - an International Review of Philosophy and

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There was the schism where the Pope moved to Avignon France for most of the 1300's. That being understood, does anyone reproach an artist, when he paints a picture, for not following rules established a priori. This article needs rewriting to enhance its relevance to psychologists.. Chinoy commented that the weeks of student-led protests had become the largest movement for political reform in the history of the People’s Republic.
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The Poet as Philosopher: Petrarch and the Formation of

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But that was also great opportunity for Radicals to spread the humanist alternative. In 2001, in the Annual Ordinary Meeting of the Assembly of General Coordinators, the highest level of interchange for those involved in the organisational structure, in Madrid, Spain, Silo announced his retirement from the affairs of the Humanist Movement, leaving all further development in the hands of this collegiate body that he himself had created.
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