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New PDF release: Humanism and Embodiment: From Cause and Effect to Secularism

By Susan E. Babbitt

ISBN-10: 1472529146

ISBN-13: 9781472529145

ISBN-10: 1474269214

ISBN-13: 9781474269216

A stay factor in anthropology and improvement reviews, humanism isn't quite often addressed by means of analytic philosophers. Arguing for humanism as a view approximately truths, Humanism and Embodiment insists that disembodied cause, no longer faith, could be the objective of secularists selling freedom of enquiry and human group.

Susan Babbitt's unique examine provides humanism as a meta-ethical view, paralleling naturalistic realism in fresh analytic epistemology and philosophy of technological know-how. contemplating the character of information, fairly the unconventional contingency of information claims upon causal mechanisms, spiritual thinkers like Thomas Merton and Ivan Illich supply extra clinical conceptions of functional deliberation than are provided by way of a few non-religious ethicists. Drawing on philosophical assets similar to Marxism, Buddhism and Christianity, this unique examine considers implications of an embodied belief of cause, revealing philosophical, functional and political implications.

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