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Joseph Friedman's essay on |Aristotelianism and Humanism' leaves largely untouched areas one would like to have seen explored in detail.
Modern humanism (see new humanism ) only vaguely resembles the Renaissance brand, and is primarily a secular philosophy devoted to the propagation of a self - sufficient system of human values.
Indeed, the work is on the whole a synthesis of the literature on this important epoch produced in the last half century, with a preference for Italian scholars and for those foreign scholars who adhere most closely to the traditional perception of Italian humanism as a highly novel and original cultural movement.
For a more robust analysis of the relationship of humanism to Ignatian spirituality one should consult Michael Buckley's magisterial The Catholic University as Promise and Project (1998, 74-102), which, curiously, M.
At the heart of the darkness inside the great mid-20th century tyrannies [of] communism, fascism, Nazism, Father de Lubac discerned the lethal effects of the marriage between modern technology and the ideas borne by atheistic humanism.
In fact it is history that has seized on concepts that are supposedly stable and ahistorical, like human nature and natural law, which are among the foundation stones of humanism and 18th-century philosophy.
Secular humanism is thus committed to science and reason as the method of evaluating all truth claims, whether arising in popular belief, scientific theories, or in moral, political, or religious claims.
Such a novel method for black theology and such a bold rethinking of African American tradition is designed to produce a religiosity of black humanism as the way to relieve massive African American suffering.
Andersen is concerned that the forces opposing reason, science, progress, and humanism have grown in recent years and the Enlightenment project may be in danger.
David Hotchkiss Price turns his considerable talents in the monograph under review to what he perceives as the crucial nexus of humanism, art, and faith in the life and works of Albrecht Durer.
The treatment of theological humanism is brilliant.
To the preparatory commission for the Second Vatican Council, he submitted a paper in 1959 contending that the crisis of humanism at the midpoint of a century which prided itself on humanism should be the organizing principle for the Council's deliberation.