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Humanist anthology

M. Knight

Humanist anthology

from Confucius to Bertrand Russell

by M. Knight

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Published by Barrie and Rockliff .
Written in English


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Statementby M. Knight.
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Open LibraryOL20431152M

Humanist Anthology is a wonderful book for browsing and for affirmation of “the good life” of secular humanism. It is ammunition for countering the arguments of theists, but best of all, it is a moving and entertaining compilation of humanist thinking. The new edition adds some Islamic and Indian skeptics as well as Dawkins, Agee, and. Secular Web Kiosk: Book: Humanist Anthology: From Confucius to Attenborough. You can dismiss the support request pop up for 4 weeks (28 days) if you want to be reminded again. Or you can dismiss until our next donations drive (typically at the beginning of October). Before you dismiss, please consider making a donation.

  By far the best collection of sources to introduce readers to Renaissance humanism in all its many guises. What distinguishes this stimulating and useful anthology is the vision behind it: King shows that Renaissance thinkers had a lot to say, not only about the ancient world--one of their habitual passions--but also about the self, how civic experience was configured, the arts, the roles and Brand: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.   Renaissance Humanism: An Anthology of Sources - Ebook written by Margaret L. King. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Renaissance Humanism: An Anthology Author: Margaret L. King.

Buy Renaissance Humanism: An Anthology of Sources by Margaret L. King (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(7). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Knight, Margaret, Humanist anthology. [London] Published for the Rationalist Press Association by Barrie & Rockliff [].


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Humanist Anthology, by bringing together the best thinkers, skeptics, and critics or religion, shows how rich is the tradition from which modern humanism derives. Its aim is to remove some misconceptions -- particularly the illusion that love and human brotherhood are purely Christian concepts that were unknown to the ancient world/5(3).

An anthology of essays and selections by humanist authors that help to guide one through life's challenges is bound to have a growing market. If you know of such books, please let me know. This book is a start but I feel that much more. could have been /5.

Humanist Anthology Paperback – January 1, by Margaret Knight (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Margaret Knight, Jim Herrick.

Jim Herrick (London, UK) is editor in chief of the Rationalist Press Association, literary editor of the New Humanist, formerly editor of the Freethinker and of the International Humanist News, and the author of a number of books on the history of humanism.

He has written two books on the history of freethought and has worked in the humanist movement for over 25 by: 7. Humanist Anthology. Margaret Knight - - [London]Published for the Rationalist Press Association by Barrie & Rockliff.

Religion and the Human Future: An Essay on Theological by: 4. Popular Humanism Books Showing of 1, The God Argument: The Case against Religion and for Humanism (Paperback) by. A.C. Grayling (shelved 20 times as humanism) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read.

Elle the Humanist: An Interview with a Young Humanist Author by Innanoshe R. Akuson • 29 April Since hearing about Elle Harris, the nine-year-old author of the upcoming humanist book Elle the Humanist, from my coworker Emily Newman—who, incidentally, helped to edit the book—I’ve tried to recollect the remarkable things I did.

SNS Year 1 Anthology Book Now Available We have great news for our members, subscribers, and all enthusiasts of naturalistic spirituality. Articles from the first year of the Spiritual Naturalist Society have been brought together and organized by theme in this new anthology. The best books on Humanism recommended by Andrew Copson.

Secularism: A Very Short Introduction by Andrew Copson Read. Humanist ideas are not a recent phenomenon, but have been around for millennia, says Andrew Copson, chief executive of Humanists UK.

He explains why it's worth making a positive choice to be a humanist and recommends a great. The anthology aims to give the sweep of humanist thought from the ancient world to the modern era. Knight was interested in depicting the Stoic and Epicurean traditions, the writers of the Renaissance and the Enlightenment, and writers of the 19th century rationalist 5/5(1).

Margaret Knight has 14 books on Goodreads with ratings. Margaret Knight’s most popular book is Humanist Anthology. He also edited African American Humanism: An Anthology () and The Black Humanist Experience: An Alternative to Religion ().

Allen views secular humanism, a human-centered approach to living drawing upon reason, science, and secular ideals and guided by empathy and compassion, as particularly relevant for African Americans because in the narrative of American /5(3). This book offers young people an excellent introduction to humanism (ideal for children aged ).

It is a fantastic resource that will enable young people to learn what humanism is, and discover how many non-religious people try to live happy, ethical, and fulfilling lives in the here and now. Humanist Without Portfolio book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Start by marking “Humanist Without Portfolio: An Anthology of the writings of Wilhelm von Humboldt” as Want to Read: An Anthology of the writings of Wilhelm von Humboldt. Write a review.

George rated it it was amazing /5. This anthology, I take it, is the first edition, the first gathering together of the body of the literature and art of the humanist thinkers of the world. As well done as it has been done, it will be better done in the future.

There will be much adding, there will be a little subtract­ing, in the succeeding editions that are bound to come. An excellent anthology of texts, translated from the Renaissance Italian and Latin. Great anthology of primary sources of the Renaissance humanistic movement. A professor drew many of our readings from this book.

I wish he'd just told us to buy it. A very helpful book on humanist writers/5(8). Humanist Anthology (Rationalist Press Association) edited by Margaret Knight (an excellent source of quotations and humanist thought from Confucius and the Ancient Greeks to today) Humanists UK’s free downloadable ebooks offer a humanist approach to life’s big questions: Living Well by Richard Docwra and Being Good by Richard Norman.

by Nathan G. Alexander Review by David Chivers • 28 April BY NATHAN G. ALEXANDER NYU PRESS, Nathan G. Alexander’s Race in a Godless World: Atheism, Race, and Civilization, – is a better book than its title, however accurate, might indicate.

"Humanism: An Introduction" by Jim Herrick could very well provide just about everything the average person would ever need to know about humanism. Short, succinct, and very readable chapters cover humanism plays its part in morality, religion, science, the arts, and even the environment/5(14).

By far the best collection of sources to introduce readers to Renaissance humanism in all its many guises. What distinguishes this stimulating and useful anthology is the vision behind it: King shows that Renaissance thinkers had a lot to say, not only about the ancient world--one of their habitual passions--but also about the self, how civic experience was configured, the arts, the roles and /5(10).

A book of extraordinary audacity from a remarkable thinker--a secular bible drawn from the wisdom and humanity in the world's great literature. The Good Book is an inspired work of insight, wisdom, solace, and commentary on the human condition drawn from the world's great humanist traditions of thought and literature, Western and Easter alike/5.Isaac Asimov (/ ˈ æ z ɪ m ɒ v /; c.

January 2, – April 6, ) was an American writer and professor of biochemistry at Boston was known for his works of science fiction and popular was a prolific writer who wrote or edited more than books and an estima letters and postcards.

Asimov wrote hard science tion: Writer, professor of biochemistry. With universal insights and beautiful original illustrations, The Little Book of Humanism is a perfect introduction to and a timeless anthology of humanist thought from some of history and today's greatest thinkers.

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