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Humanism (2ND 08 Edition)by Davies
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Definitions of humanism have evolved throughout the centuries as the term has been adopted for a variety of purposes literary, cultural and political and reactions against humanism have contributed to movements such as postmodernism and anti-humanism. Tony Davies offers a clear introduction to the many uses of this influential yet complex concept and this second edition extends his discussion to include:
With clear explanations and poignant discussions, this volume is essential reading for anyone approaching the study of humanism, post-humanism or critical theory.
A clear account of the major issues and debates, from classical to modern literature and drama. Key names discussed in this wide-ranging survey include Nietzsche, Derrida, Foucault, Marx, Luther, Calvin, Erasmus, Adorno and many others.
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