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Humanism : a very short introduction

Author: Stephen Law
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Series: Very short introductions, 256.
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Philosopher Stephen Law explains why humanism--though a rejection of religion--nevertheless provides both a moral basis and a meaning for our lives.-publisher description.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Law
ISBN: 9780199553648 0199553645
OCLC Number: 656767498
Awards: Winner of Morris D. Forkosch Award for the Best Humanist Book of the Year 2011.
Description: xiv, 150 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: History of humanism --
Arguments for the existence of God --
An argument against the existence of God --
Humanism and morality --
Humanism and secularism --
Humanism and moral and religious education --
The meaning of life --
Humanist ceremonies.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 256.
Responsibility: Stephen Law.
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What is humanism? Can there be morality without God? Without religion, are our lives left without meaning? Stephen Law considers all these questions in this Very Short Introduction. Discussing the  Read more...

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