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  Italian Renaissance Art: Humanism & Philosophical Background: Neoplatonism, Ficino and Pico
Humanism was not opposed to logic, as is commonly held, but opposed to the particular brand of logic known as Scholasticism.
The perpetuation of the quadrivium and the trivium throughout the early and high middle ages was naturally a continuation of the educational background of the early Christian authors.
Humanism as an educational curriculum began in the early years of the fourteenth century in Italy.
www.uml.edu /Dept/History/arthistory/Italian_Renaissance/8_9.htm   (3070 words)

  
  Humanism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Humanism is a broad category of active ethical philosophies that affirm the dignity and worth of all people, based on the ability to determine right and wrong by appeal to universal human qualities—particularly rationalism.
Secular humanism is the branch of humanism that rejects theistic religious belief and the existence of a supernatural.
Religious humanism is the branch of humanism that considers itself religious (based on a functional definition of religion), or embraces some form of theism, deism, or supernaturalism, without necessarily being allied with organized religion, as such.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Humanism   (2226 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Humanism   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Humanism (sometimes incorrectly referred to as secular humanism) is a humanist philosophy that upholds human reason, ethics, and justice, and rejects supernaturalism, pseudo science and superstition.
Humanism is a democratic and ethical life stance, which affirms that human beings have the right and responsibility to give meaning and shape to their own lives.
Humanism is a democratic, non-theistic, and ethical life stance which affirms that human beings have the right and responsibility for giving meaning and shape to their own lives.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Humanism   (6744 words)

  
 Humanism - tScholars.com
Humanism is a broad category of active ethical philosophies that affirm the dignity and worth of all people, based on our ability to determine what is right using the qualities innate to humanity, particularly rationality.
Secular humanism is the branch of humanism that rejects theistic religious belief and, therefore, the existence of a supernatural.
While humanism as an educational current was largely discredited by the innovations of the early 20th century, it still holds out, in some elite preparatory schools and some high school disciplines (especially, of course, in literature).
www.tscholars.com /encyclopedia/Humanist   (1826 words)

  
 Humanism
Although in Italy humanism developed principally in the fields of literature and art, in central Europe, where it was introduced chiefly by the German scholars Johann Reuchlin and Melanchthon, the movement extended into the fields of theology and education, and was a major underlying cause of the Reformation.
There humanism was definitely established at the University of Oxford by the English classical scholars William Grocyn (1446-1519) and Thomas Linacre, and at the University of Cambridge by Erasmus and the English prelate John Fisher (1459-1535).
Humanism, an educational and philosophical outlook that emphasizes the personal worth of the individual and the central importance of human values as opposed to religious belief, developed in Europe during the Renaissance, influenced by the study of ancient Greek and Latin literature and philosophy.
www.holysmoke.org /sdhok/humanist.htm   (1136 words)

  
 Humanism vs. Behaviorism
There are several philosophical and psychological approaches that have been used in education, such as idealism, realism, pragmatism, and various religions; but the most prominent in contemporary education is humanism and behaviorism (Kolesnik, 1975, p.
Humanism is based from the perspective that humans have a freedom of choice and are in control of their behaviors.
Humanistic educators see the purpose of education as not just passing on accumulated wisdom of the past, but for the student to learn about himself and how to relate to others.
homepages.stmartin.edu /students/aneilson/HumanismVs.Behaviorism.htm   (1938 words)

  
 Educational humanism   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Humanistic education is an alternative approach to education based on the principles of Humanism, most notably AbrahamMaslow 's hierarchy of needs and thework of Carl Rogers.
The emotions, the social being, the mind, and the skills neededfor a career direction are all focuses of humanistic education.
Schools based on Humanistic education include Summerhill School in Leiston, Suffolk ; SudburyValley School in Framingham, Massachusetts ; and the New School in Montreal, Quebec.
www.therfcc.org /educational-humanism-4560.html   (108 words)

  
 Humanism
Humanism is a broad category of active ethical philosophies that affirm the dignity and worth of all people, based on the ability to determine right and wrong by appeal to universal human qualities...
Secular humanism is a humanist philosophy that upholds reason, ethics, and justice and specifically rejects rituals and ceremonies as a means to affirm a life stance
A not-for-profit educational association, the Council supports a wide range of activities to meet the needs of people who find meaning and value in life without looking to a god.
www.logicjungle.com /wiki/Humanism   (268 words)

  
 Humanism Today, Volume 11, 1997: Humanists and Education
Our Humanism assumes unbelief in traditional religions PLUS a commitment to human reason as particularly exemplified in the modern sciences; democracy as the logical extension of universal human rights; morality/ethics as the reflection/action of humans upon their human situations.
The Humanism of the Institute embraces freethought, atheism, secular humanism, religious humanism, ethical humanism.
Once education was seen as more than simply a transmission of some sufficient past wisdom (and the growth of science facilitated the new vision), the human future came to occupy the central field of vision.
www.humanismtoday.org /vol11   (1125 words)

  
 Council for Secular Humanism
A not-for-profit educational association, the Council supports a wide range of activities to meet the needs of people who find meaning and value in life without looking to a god.
Secular Humanism is a way of thinking and living that aims to bring out the best in people so that all people can have the best in life.
Secular humanism emphasizes reason and scientific inquiry, individual freedom and responsibility, human values and compassion, and the need for tolerance and cooperation.
www.secularhumanism.org   (522 words)

  
 gift Humanism - gift-report.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He said humanism is all about "me and my body," the church says it is about "function or propagation" and God says "sex is powerful..."When sex, the gift of God...
Caption: The Earth is a gift from God, and we humans have not cherished this beautiful gift the way we should have....Long live Humanism....
born as a counter-revolutionary, absolutist response to Renaissance humanism, boosted with...governments that have refused to accept the poisoned gift of Monsanto...
gift-report.com /Humanism   (1876 words)

  
 Humanism in TutorGig Encyclopedia
Walter, Nicolas, 1997 Humanism  What's in the Word, Rationalist Press Association, London, ISBN 0-301-97001-7.
Sixth century B.C. pantheists Thales of Miletus and Xenophanes of Colophon prepared the way for later Greek humanist thought.
A compromise, that suggests how Secular and Religious humanism might be unified, is outlined in a Four Part Wikibook, see http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Thinking_And_Moral_Problems Thinking and Moral Problems
www.tutorgig.com /ed/humanist   (2143 words)

  
 British Humanist Association
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One years membership of the BHA, renewable annually, and available to Senior Citizens, full time students and those on low incomes or those receiving state benefits.
One years memebrship of the BHA, renewable annually, for those under the age of 18.
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 Humanism Overview - InterfaithForums   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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Humanism is a general term for many different lines of thought that focus on humanity and issues that are common to human beings.
Many forms of humanism take as their starting point the doctrine of Protagoras that "man is the measure of all things".
www.interfaithforums.com /showthread.php?goto=lastpost&t=189   (823 words)

  
 Humanism   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Humanists endorse a recognition of a universal morality based on the commonality of human nature, suggesting that solutions to our social and cultural problems cannot be parochial.
Most likely, a humanist would come to the conclusion that the human species is dependent upon the ecosystem, and if one were to do harm to any species, they would inevitably be doing harm upon humanity and themselves.
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www.abitabouteverything.com /files/h/hu/humanism.html   (2758 words)

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