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: Skira Series: Art Ideas History [Complete 10 Volumes Covering Years - ].; Christian West; Europe of Cathedrals; Foundations of a New Humanism; Myth of the Renaissance; Crisis of the Renaissance; Europe of the Capitals; Invention of Liberty; Romantic West; Structures of the Modern World; Dimensions of the 20th Century: 10 : $ The historical dilemma --The humanist intention --The realization of the humanist intention --Metaphysical humanism: the search for essence --Exi8stential humanism: images of diminished man --Political humanism --The absurdists --Humanistic portraiture --The possibility of transcendence --The future of humanist art --Brief biographies of artists. In many countries, humanism became part of the mainstream during the second half of the 20th century. In Europe, religious belief declined. Many prominent 20th-century thinkers were humanists. Religion may have declined but fundamental religion increased in . Humanism is a philosophical stance that emphasizes the value and agency of human beings, individually and meaning of the term humanism has fluctuated according to the successive intellectual movements which have identified with it. Generally, however, humanism refers to a perspective that affirms some notion of human freedom and progress.
Humanism’s gentle, evolutionary approach clashed with the make-it-new passion of many students, intellectuals and politicians grouped around China’s early 20th-century May Fourth Movement. The slogan of a small but influential group of American critics in the s and s, led by Irving Babbitt and Paul Elmer More, and including among its champions Norman Foerster and (for a short period before defecting to an incompatible position) Stuart P. Sherman. It derived its concept of humanism and many of its literary principles from the critical writings of Matthew . About The Book The idea of Humanism was the hottest topic during the intellectual ferment in the post Enlightenment era in the west. It was promoted as a crusade against the hegemony and the authoritarian attitude of the organized religions over every aspect of human life. The revolt was so loud that Humanism was termed as an anti-religious movement. An Unexpectedly Tedious Book The subject matter of this book was unexpected. I wanted to read something along the lines of an historical examination of the modern humanism movement. Instead I waded through a linguistic analysis of the word itself. In addition, the book is a tedious compilation of the author's rambling thoughts on the subject/5(6).
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