The Power of Negativity: Selected Writings on the Dialectic

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Calvin combined his legal and classical studies into what has come to be called “legal humanism,” wherein the points above were applied to the study of law. Isaac Deutscher came to England as a Polish refugee, and is most renowned for his monumental biography of Trotsky, which was able to preserve and convey to millions Trotsky's achievement, while still retaining sufficient distance to be able to make that assessment objectively.
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Sourcebook for the History of the Philosophy of Mind:

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In this simplification, obstetricians are painted as scientifically brilliant and competent, but also cold, selfish, and arrogant, and midwives are viewed as experts in transforming one of the most horrible experiences for pregnant women into one of the most wonderful, but also hit-and-miss as far as medical competency goes. S. cities — including Pittsburgh and Santa Monica — have legally recognized nature rights, under which anyone may sue on behalf of nature to enjoin development projects from going forward.
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Nonsense: Cultural Mediations on the Beyond (World

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Thus, those philosophies oriented toward a rather rationalistic a priori type of thought will find the Humanists empirical and anti-intellectual. Religious Humanists, in realizing this, make sure that doctrine is never allowed to subvert the higher purpose of meeting human needs in the here and now. They believe that the Torah contains 613 mitzvot binding upon Jews but not upon non-Jews. The American performer Michael Jackson used technologies such as plastic surgery, skin-lightening drugs and hyperbaric oxygen treatment over the course of his career, with the effect of transforming his artistic persona so as to blur identifiers of gender, race and age.
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Man the Unknown

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Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam (1467-1536) was termed the "second eye of Germany". The KJV and the TR, or the modern versions or the present Greek texts of the New Testament, do not represent the standard of judgment: the original texts ought to represent the standard of judgment! It is human freedom rather than reason that is clearly affirmed as the essence of human reality. So humanist morality attaches value and importance to the individual – all the more so because we believe that this is the only life we have – there is no pie in the sky when you die.
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Empiricism and Subjectivity: An Essay on Hume's Theory of

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It is quite possible that we need to adapt to a new style of working that meets the styles of the present times. Renaissance states had three basic forms of government: princedoms, monarchies, and oligarchies, which the Renaissance called republics. Some people in the Green movement interpreted the Humanist Movement as being opposed to environmentalism, considering that humanity, not nature, should be the focus of attention. The pageantry of ritual is a drama meant for emotional stimulation, not a belief in or worship of any power higher than the projected will of the magician.
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Perspectives on Human Conducts (Philosophy of History and

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Humanism's rejection of the notions of sin and guilt, especially in relation to sexual ethics, puts it in harmony with contemporary sexology and sex education as well as aspects of humanistic psychology. First as rivals, then as mistress and servant, then as rivals again, but sometimes as friends and coadjutors, these two great traditions have together been the conscious spiritual and intellectual sources of Western culture. The other fixed verse influence – Provencal and French forms – added to the poetic mix, creating a vast community of poets who recited their works in various forums.
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Essays in Psychology and Epistemology

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Caliban was later betrayed by Trinculo and Stephano, because their dreams and obsessions of alcohol stopped them from listening to Caliban warning them of Prospero’s tricks (Shakespeare, 551-552). That is historical turning point in the history of Indian Renaissance movement. They had many great conversations with believers and non-believers and made plans to collaborate with other campus groups. The Latin of Cicero which urban VIII cultivated, the metres of Horace, did grievous wrong to the prose and verse of our church offices, so far as they were altered.
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Getting It: Withness-Thinking and the Dialogical... In

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An example of Church fury is the so-called Investiture Contest of the second half of the eleventh century. He tried to spread the ideas through scientific method and education. Humanism should be concerned with moral choice and social change, and not just theorize about them. (1967a, 151) Dewey and Hook lived their public lives through various organizations and committees. Clearly this was a competent operation where the health of mother and child are paramount. First, the Protestant rejection of the authority of Church representatives resulted in placing that authority entirely on the Bible, at least in theory.
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The Intellectual Powers: A Study of Human Nature

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Recently: unification of two Koreas; supporting Iran’s declaration of no intention to develop nuclear weapons; using our “no to occupying troops” position regarding Palestine; no to French troops in Mali; position regarding peace process India-Pakistan. It’s themes illustrate how meditation ‘fits in’ to that practice. We have set thee at the world's center that thou mayest from thence more easily observe what is in the world. To be an equalist you need to accept the problems that both genders face, and not just take it to making women “equal to men”.
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You are Not So Smart

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The witness whose testimony is recorded in the documents on display charges Sigonio with "insinuating the error of Erasmus, who asserted there could be errors in the books of Holy Scripture owing to the human condition of copyists." (fol. 69 recto) One of the fashionable historical myths of High Renaissance Rome was the legend that has come to be known as "ancient theology." I find the world to be full of endlessly fascinating people and things, and books, travel, lectures, essays, and personal conversations are the pathways to them.
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