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Introduction: what is humanism?

Introduction: what is humanism?  

Stephen Law

in Humanism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777363
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199553648.003.0001
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chapter
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9780199553648
There are various connotations to the word ‘humanism’. In the broadest terms, it means a system of thought in which human values, interests, and dignity are considered especially important. ... More
4. Humanism and morality

4. Humanism and morality  

Stephen Law

in Humanism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777363
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199553648.003.0005
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chapter
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9780199553648
Humanists deal with moral questions about what we ought or ought not to do. Ethics features highly in humanism. When considering morality, religious people ask the following questions: how ... More
Humanism: A Very Short Introduction

Humanism: A Very Short Introduction  

Stephen Law

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777363
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199553648.001.0001
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book
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9780199553648
Humanism: A Very Short Introduction explores how humanism uses science and reason to make sense of the world, looking at how it encourages individual moral responsibility and ... More
2. Ethics East and West

2. Ethics East and West  

Damien Keown

in Buddhist Ethics: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jun 2020
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Jun 2020
eISBN: 
9780191884481
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198850052.003.0002
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9780198850052
To what extent does Buddhism resemble or differ from Western ethics, and does it constitute an ethical system in itself? ‘Ethics East and West’ looks at Buddhism through the lens of three ... More

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