The Devil and Secular Humanism: The Children of the Enlightenment

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The Devil and Secular Humanism
THE CHILDREN OF THE ENLIGHTENMENT

Howard B. Radest

New York PRAEGER Westport, Connecticut London

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • 1 - First Person Singular: from Philosophy to Biography 1
  • Notes 13
  • 2 - The Devil and Secular Humanism: the Fundamentalist Temptation 15
  • Notes 28
  • 3 - Religions of Humanity: Rationalism, Free Thought, and Ethical Culture 31
  • Notes 45
  • 4 - Humanism Against Itself: the Religious Debate 49
  • 5 - Iiiusions of Spirituality: the Sentimental Temptation 65
  • Notes 78
  • 6 - Doing Good: the Liberal Temptation 81
  • Notes 94
  • 7 - The Humanist at Home: Naturalism Revisited 99
  • Notes 115
  • 8 - A Humanist's Companions: Democracy Reconstructed 119
  • Notes 139
  • 9 - A Humanist's Journey: Without Endings 143
  • Notes 160
  • Selected Bibliography 163
  • Index 167
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