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Humanism and postmodernism

Humanism and postmodernism

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Published by Humanist Institute in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humanism -- History -- 20th century,
  • Postmodernism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementDeborah J. Shepherd, editor ; Khoren Arisian, executive editor.
    SeriesHumanism today -- 8, 1993
    ContributionsShepherd, Deborah J., Arisian, Khoren.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 170 p.
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17921271M

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    2. Humanism Defined 12 3. Different Kinds of Humanists II. The Humanist Tradition. 33 1. Philosophic Forerunners 33 2. Religious Roots of Humanism 53 3. The Cultural Background III. This Life Is All and Enough. 88 1. The Unity of Body and Personality 88 2. Some Other Considerations 3. The Destiny of Humankind IV. Humanism’s. Obama's "Postmodernism," Humanism and History. Peters, Michael A. Policy Futures in Education, v7 n3 p The term "postmodernism" has recently been used to describe President Barack Obama, and not by just one commentator. () have written a book entitled "Obama: The Postmodern Coup" that purportedly exposes Obama from the Left Written:

    Humanism and Postmodernism: A Reconciliation By Clark, Thomas W The Humanist, Vol. 53, No. 1, January-February Read preview Overview Search for more books and articles on postmodernism. “This book first arose out of a passage in [Jorge Luis] Borges, out of the laughter that shattered, as I read the passage, all the familiar landmarks of my thought—our thought that bears the stamp of our age and our geography—breaking up all the ordered surfaces and all the planes with which we are accustomed to tame the wild profusion of.


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