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Arrogance of humanism.

David Ehrenfeld

Arrogance of humanism.

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Ehrenfeld feels that " the advocacy of logic at the expense of emotion can be carried to both absurd and evil extremes "(p), something that happens far too often.

The author, a professor of biology at Cook College, Rutgers, displays considerable knowledge and a facile pen in this exploration of humanism&#;if only it were clear what humanism meant.

Throughout the text, the term is used to describe a naive Western faith that all problems are soluble, that earth and all thereon are created to suit human needs, that everything can be ordered and.

book, The Arrogance of Humanism, examines the effects of this metaphysics. Most of his concern is not with the soundness of the metaphysics, but with its per­ nicious consequences in action and even more basically, with its failure to deliver on its promises.

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The arrogance of humanism by Ehrenfeld, David W. Publication date Topics Humanism, Humanisme (levensbeschouwing), Rationalisme, Wetenschapsfilosofie, Fortschrittsglaube, Humanismus, Kritik Publisher Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press Internet Archive Books Pages: MyiLibrary, Table of contents.

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“The Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee has suddenly become the most celebrated public critic of the nation’s foreign politics His new book, The Arrogance of Power, is remarkable because it transforms mere criticism into bitter condemnation.

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