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- (often capitalized) The historical revival of Classical culture, notably during the Renaissance circa 16th century
- An ethical system that centers on humans and their values, needs, interests, abilities, dignity and freedom; especially used for a secular one, as an alterative to religious values.
- Humanitarianism, philanthropy
- The study of the humanities or the liberal arts
Humanism may refer to ethical philosophies such as
Humanism may also refer to:
- Renaissance humanism, an educational and cultural movement
- New Humanism, an educational movement associated with Irving Babbitt and Paul Elmer More
- Marxist Humanism, a more liberal form of Marxism
- Humanities, a group of academic disciplines and the educational philosophy associated with them
- for Civic Humanism see Classical Republicanism
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