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Modern humanists reconsidered. by John Mackinnon Robertson

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Published by Haskell House Publishers in New York .
Written in English


  • Sociology

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LC ClassificationsHM22.G7 R62 1973b
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 200 p.
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5284720M
ISBN 100838315569
LC Control Number72003443

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Let’s go on to your next book: Adam Bede () by George Eliot. It could almost have been any of her novels, but Adam Bede is her first so I chose that. I remember at Humanists UK when we were celebrating the th anniversary of ; that was the year Darwin published On the Origin of Species which transformed biology and our sense of ourselves as animals. The eminent historian of philosophy Paul O. Kristeller disputed Garin’s account of “the humanistic discovery of man” (Garin, Italian Humanism, 15), insisting that “humanism,” understood as a human‐centered outlook, was a modern neologism inaccurately projected onto the Renaissance. 5 5 On the split between Kristeller and Garin in. Taking as examples the plays of Marlowe, Heywood, Lyly and Greene, as well as many by lesser-known dramatists, the book demonstrates the contribution of humanist drama to the theatrical vitality of the sixteenth century. Clark Adams (–): former president of the Humanist Association of Las Vegas and Southern Nevada, and a life member of the American Humanist Association.; Steve Allen: Humanist Laureate in The International Academy of Humanism, and Chairman of the Council for Secular Humanism, and received the Distinguished Service Award from the American Humanist Association.

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