Humanism (disambiguation)

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Humanism may refer to ethical philosophies such as

  • Religious humanism, an integration of humanist ethical philosophy with religious rituals and beliefs
    • Christian humanism, religious understanding positing humanity's fulfillment in authentic Christian existence
    • Humanistic Judaism, a movement in Judaism that offers a nontheistic alternative in contemporary Jewish life
  • Secular humanism, embraces humanism while rejecting religious aspects

Humanism may also refer to:

  • Renaissance humanism, an intellectual movement based on reviving Greek and Roman knowledge
  • Classical humanism, the cultivation of Greco-Roman legacies (not limited to Renaissance times)
  • Civic Humanism, a form of republicanism inspired by the writings of classical antiquity
  • Humanism (philosophy of education), a theory based on generation of knowledge, meaning and expertise
  • Humanities, a group of academic disciplines and the educational philosophy associated with them
  • Pragmatism in the terminology of F.S.C. Schiller
  • Marxist Humanism, a more liberal form of Marxism
  • Neohumanism, a holistic philosophical theory elaborated by Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar
  • New Humanism, a literary criticism term associated with Irving Babbitt and Paul Elmer More

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