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The Wiley Blackwell handbook of humanism

Author: Andrew Copson
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley Blackwell, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Humanism presents an edited collection of essays that explore the nature of Humanism as an approach to life, and a philosophical analysis of the key humanist  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wiley Blackwell handbook of humanism.
Hoboken : Wiley, 2015
(DLC) 2015003043
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Copson
ISBN: 9781119977179 1119977177
OCLC Number: 900665804
Description: xii, 451 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: What Is Humanism? / Andrew Copson --
Essentials of Humanism --
Naturalism / Brendan Larvor --
Science, Reason, and Scepticism / Stephen Law --
Death as Annihilation / Peter Cave --
The Good and Worthwhile Life / A. C. Grayling --
Diverse Manifestations --
The Materialists of Classical India / Jeaneane Fowler --
Humanism in the Classical World / Charles Freeman --
Ancient China / Merv Fowler --
Humanistic Thought in the Islamic World of the Middle Ages / Abdelilah Ljamai --
Implications --
Counselling and the Humanist Worldview / Carmen Schuhmann --
Making a Home in This World: Humanism and Architecture / Ken Worpole --
Humanist Ceremonies: The Case of Non-Religious Funerals in England / Matthew Engelke --
Humanism and Education / John White --
Humanism and the Political Order / Alan Haworth --
Humanism in Recent English Fiction / Peter Faulkner --
Debates --
Feminism and Humanism / Pauline Johnson --
Life Without Meaning? / Richard Norman --
Spirituality / Jeaneane Fowler --
Is Humanism Too Optimistic? An Analysis of Religion as Religion / Paid Cliteur --
Humanism, Moral Relativism, and Ethical Objectivity / John R. Shook --
The Future of Humanism / Peter Derkx
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Copson and A.C. Grayling.

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