Alterity: The Experience of the Other

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Some existing groups were either so open that supernaturalism, the paranormal, pseudoscience, and faith-based approaches were also included. Finally, he enlisted in the service of Luther and celebrated him in his last writings as a "hero of the Word", a prophet and a priest, though Luther always maintained towards him an attitude of reserve. Man must then get in tune with nature and learn to nurture it and be nurtured by it.

Life, Death, and Meaning: Key Philosophical Readings on the

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This Renaissance revival of Greek and Roman studies emphasized the value of the classics for their own sake, rather than for their bearing to Christianity. Humans are an integral part of nature, the result of unguided evolutionary change. This act of rebellion is repeated every time man sets his face against God's 'natural laws', and he does so every time he allows his passions to dictate his actions. This is also true but these two definitions still miss the point.

Toward the Maitreyan revolution

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The Republican Party picked up a swath of seats within the House of Representatives and several seats in the senate, although the Democrats retained their Senate dominance, riding a wave of enthusiasm among Republican supporters and taking advantage of the receding crest that is the demoralized and disgusted Democratic party’s progressive base and that is, speaking truthfully, the majority of American citizens. They argued that rather than replacing capitalist relations with socialist relations the Bolsheviks were merely condensing many capitalists into the single capitalist of the state.

A History of Habit: From Aristotle to Bourdieu

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I personally have a problem with hyphenated humanism because I don�t think it is not in the spirit of humanism to be narrow. Later in the same book, he declares: �The full life in the last analysis is not one of quiet contentment, but the active display of my powers and of their development and expansion.� (1974, 102) To succeed, he went on, is not simply to fulfil one�s aims, but to exceed them. Much of the literature of the time is even more grossly immoral in tone than the literature of the age of classical decadence.

The Nature of Love: Plato to Luther (The Irving Singer

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Most of his recent works are published by Radiqx Press and available on his Website: bergsland.org Copyright ©2007 David Bergsland This is reprinted here with permission and kudos to David for contributing some of is extensive knowledge for DTG readers! Even in their rejection, Machiavelli is influenced through the Classical intellectual development. From the beginning (1502) Wittenberg was under humanistic influence. As an author and teacher, he influenced artists and thinkers as diverse as Kurt Jooss, Mary Wigman, and DH Lawrence.

What's it All About?: Philosophy and the Meaning of Life

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Without attempting to treat fully so difficult a topic, we may say that Greece, having lost its traditional standards through the growth of intellectual skepticism, fell into a dangerous and excessive mobility of mind because of its failure to develop new standards that would unify its life and impose a discipline upon the individual. It aims at representing the rationalist view where public opinion is formed and making the voice of reason heard and considered, where decisions are taken which will shape our future.

Judah Abrabanel's Philosophy of Love and Kabbalah

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In the second place, the world includes other people, and as a consequence I am not merely the revealer of the world but something revealed in the projects of those others. It was used, for example, by Leo Pfeffer and by Joseph Blau, later professor of religion at Columbia University. But in the end Kurtz was at his best when he could fashion an organization in his own image. It only seems new to those who, for whatever reason, haven’t been paying attention.

What Is Posthumanism? (Posthumanities)

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An atheist universe cannot account for the laws of logic... I cannot help but believe that everyone is born with this same natural aversion to discomfort of any degree for self and others, yet I can only speak for myself in so affirming that such was the case for me. Freedom to Learn brought together a number of existing papers along with new material – including a fascinating account of ‘My way of facilitating a class’. At the same time, there is deep concern to foster an authentic stance toward the human, groundless, values without which no project is possible, a concern that gets expressed in the notions of “engagement” and “commitment.”[ 14 ] As a predicate of existence, the concept of freedom is not initially established on the basis of arguments against determinism; nor is it, in Kantian fashion, taken simply as a given of practical self-consciousness.

Coming to Our Senses: Body and spirit in the hidden history

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They may emphasize their global solidarity by raising awareness and money for a freethought group working in a different country. He wrote throughout the early 1950s in a narrative free verse, joined by the young Gregory Corso and Peter Orlovsky, and the older Burroughs, who, like Kerouac, opted for fiction – though Kerouac wrote beautiful poetry that has been read and appreciated over the past two decades. All the old idealisms and, above all, humanist idealism have become discredited, and there has been a marked tendency in Western literature and art—in America no less than in Europe—towards irrationalism, primitivism and the rejection of all the humanist values.

Head and Heart: Affection, Cognition, Volition, as Triune

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Many of these artists came from Florence and it remained an important centre for the Renaissance into the 16th century eventually to be overtaken by Rome and Venice. We gain understanding when we realize that the Voltairians; anti-cultural, mystical movements; Renaissance pagans; the Jacobin type of Free Masons; and secret societies, particularly the Illuminati, were all forerunners of Communism and Humanism.