Modes of Creativity: Philosophical Perspectives (MIT Press)

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Feminists are active in all sorts of places: in the climate-change movement, in the abortion campaign (it’s going to have to be very active if the Conservatives win the next election), in protests against lap-dancing clubs and in ethnic minority communities (whose concerns differ in some respects), but the idea of an overall “Movement” to give women a powerful voice has been undermined by individualism. We experience ourselves, our thoughts and feelings as something separate from the rest.
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Ancient Models of Mind: Studies in Human and Divine

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KJV onlyism also represents enshrining a given later tradition–in this context, a seventeenth century English translation of the Bible–as itself a fundamental, even though there is no Biblical basis for such a view. After all, even the Wikipedia entry on natural childbirth makes no mention of any criticisms. On this you might see the opening chapters of my book on Caspar Olevian. Abraham was the founding patriarch of the Jewish people and the paradigm of the moral and spiritual virtues—humility, magnanimity, and steadfast faith in God—incumbent upon Jews to attain.
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The Concept of Mind: 60th Anniversary Edition

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The grown-up human is no longer satisfied with the nursery-tales, with which “he was impressed in his spiritual childhood”. The Freedom Rides brings to public prominence the "big-three," organizations that will shape the Movement in the years to come: CORE, SCLC, and SNCC. Erasmus was the dominant figure of the early humanist movement. Women can control how many children they have, and infertile couples can have children thanks to scientific advances. And I much prefer the real world, in which people pursue their own interests, tempered by a reasonable measure of concern for others.
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The Essence of Humanism

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The Indian public welcomed the strikes against Pakistan as a justified response to the Sept. 18 attack at Uri in Kashmir in which 19 Indian soldiers were killed. Ged McFarlane a maintenance officer from Motherwell and his partner, Jane Brown chose a Humanist wedding as they were not able to get married in his local Catholic chapel. Both were admired as equally 'modern' but they were distinct in medium and idea. The real directors of the German movement were upright scholars and professors.
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Introducing Persons: Theories and Arguments in the

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Photo courtesy of Evan Clark “James was the incubator of our idea of what a humanist campaign can look like,” Clark said. “We tried to create a humanist platform, a humanist brand that was credible. Applied Sentience works in cooperation with all six university Humanist chaplaincies and Communities: Harvard, Yale, American, Columbia, Rutgers, and Stanford. For Cicero, a lawyer, what most distinguished humans from brutes was speech, which, allied to reason, could (and should) enable them to settle disputes and live together in concord and harmony under the rule of law. [7] Thus humanitas included two meanings from the outset and these continue in the modern derivative, humanism, which even today can refer to both humanitarian benevolence and to scholarship. [8] During the French Revolution, and soon after, in Germany (by the Left Hegelians ), humanism began to refer to an ethical philosophy centered on humankind, without attention to the transcendent or supernatural.
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Lin Yutang - The Importance Of Living

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Any other attempt at responding to these issues will create conflict, confusion and bias..further weakening/slowing down the movement to equality. We opposed imperialism, colonialism and neo-colonialism in the U. They latched onto farcical ‘social construct’ nonsense from the 1950s because so many of their claims disintegrate if they ever acknowledge that men and women are indeed different. Action Fronts in the Revolutionary Process Revolutionary Process and Revolutionary Direction Dear Friends, This letter will speak of social revolution.
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Humanist Educational Treatises (The I Tatti Renaissance

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To my mind this — as a fundamental principle — is incoherent. See Voting Rights for more information on literacy tests and denial of voting rights.) In urban areas of the Deep South, a few token Blacks — usually ministers, teachers, doctors, and other professionals — are allowed to register, but never enough to affect the outcome of an election. I know it took place between 1485 and 1660. Reacting against the scientifically oriented philosophies of literary realism and naturalism, New Humanists refused to accept deterministic views of human nature.
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The Honor of Thinking: Critique, Theory, Philosophy

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Institutional religion might be dubious, but plenty of its servants buck that trend with a flair that puts secular culture to shame. This was a freedom from barbarism and tyranny and a transition towards self-determination. Agricola (d. 1485), in the opinion of Erasmus a perfect stylist and Latinist, taught at Heidelberg. The tyrant gods have been exposed as paperboard monsters. Then, I am a member of the international team of the Humanist party International, making some effort at keeping everything the different humanist parties are doing worldwide in sync, not organising just co-ordinating what is already going on.
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Descartes's Imagination: Proportion, Images, and the

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Within Christian Europe, Jews developed an intellectually and spirituality vibrant culture. Week after week arrests continue, mounting to over a hundred. I might mention, nonetheless, that I consider our external freedom the highest value, and coercion and force the greatest evils. We ought to love our families, but worship only God! In one of his essays titled “Why I Am Not a Muslim” (the same as the title of his book, but the essay covers different topics) Ibn Warraq correctly describes the influence of many other religions on Islam, including Judaism and Christianity.
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The Divine in Husserl and Other Explorations (Analecta

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Over the next 10 years, Erasmus divided his time between France, the Netherlands and England, writing some of his best works. The police arrest some of the pickets and let the attackers go free.) On Sunday, August 27, a huge mob of 3,000 racists is mobilized by the KKK to surround and attack the nonviolent pickets at the courthouse. Of the two Dante, by reason of his poetic sublimity, was undoubtedly the greater; but, as regards Humanism Dante was merely its precursor while Petrarch initiated the movement and led it on to success.
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