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As a result, postmodern writing on pedagogy has in some instances disturbed the calm status quo of liberal humanism.
Worse by far than the dogmatic belief of this fictive individual in inevitable human progress or the incompatibility of reason and faith (not to mention his 'paranoia' about a threat from Islam to liberal humanism and the values of the Enlightenment), is his terrible error of identifying his target, 'God', with the Old Testament model of a universe-creating and evil-avenging force, indistinguishable from Satan, rather than the principle of love and world-redeeming humiliation of Jesus in face of human depravity--all of which admittedly depends on faith, not proof.
It would be wise to remember that the autonomous individual subject died because the emphasis of liberal humanism on universal rationality modeled on the sciences did not, in fact, bring about universal peace and prosperity.
The theme of the seventh installment, "Mas cerca uno del otro" ("Closer to the other"), was designed to allow "a reflection on communication and dialogue among human beings," a proposition that suggests a fuzzily defined conceptual zone between old-fashioned liberal humanism and information-age "communicative action.
Changing the subject" suggests early modern women's attempts to transform their subordinated position into a platform for cultural engagement; it marks the critical shift towards gender as a key category of analysis; and it embraces the poststructuralist critique of the autonomous, implicitly male, subject of liberal humanism.
Her verse captures the nationalist spirit of the opening decades of the century, particularly its expansive optimism and liberal humanism.
In this paper, I want to look at the Culture's connections with liberal humanism from a slightly different point of view, emphasizing the importance of capitalism as the economic form of liberal humanist democracies.
Thirty years ago, it may have seemed like revisionism, but now it just looks like the liberal humanism it once challenged.
Its author seems to expect, even welcome, the controversy that this experiment will provoke and explicitly states her wish to imitate the slave narratives by challenging both liberal humanism and Western metaphysics while at the same time going against the grain of critics who tend to overemphasize aesthetics, anthropology, or sociology in their readings of African American literature.

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