secular humanist
noun or adjective see secular humanism

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  • secular humanist — noun, pl ⋯ ists [count] • • • Main Entry: ↑secular humanism …   Useful english dictionary

  • A Secular Humanist Declaration — was an argument for and statement of belief in democratic secular Humanism. The document was issued in 1980 by The Council for Democratic and Secular Humanism ( CODESH ), now the Council for Secular Humanism ( CSH ). Compiled by Paul Kurtz, it is …   Wikipedia

  • Secular humanism — is a humanist philosophy that upholds reason, ethics and justice, and specifically rejects the supernatural and the spiritual as the basis of moral reflection and decision making. Like other types of humanism, secular humanism is a life stance… …   Wikipedia

  • Humanist Manifesto — is the title of three manifestos laying out a Humanist worldview. They are the original Humanist Manifesto (1933, often referred to as Humanist Manifesto I), the Humanist Manifesto II (1973), and Humanism and Its Aspirations (2003, a.k.a.… …   Wikipedia

  • secular humanism — secular humanist. any set of beliefs that promotes human values without specific allusion to religious doctrines. [1980 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • Humanist Association of Canada — The Humanist Association of Canada (HAC) is a national, not for profit charitable organization that promotes secular Humanism. Founded in Montreal in 1968 as a small, but active lobby group advocating for women’s rights, it has since grown to a… …   Wikipedia

  • Humanist Movement — This article is about an organisation. For the human centered philosophy, see Humanism. The Humanist Movement is an international volunteer organisation that promotes nonviolence and non discrimination. It is not an institution. It takes its… …   Wikipedia

  • secular humanism — noun the doctrine emphasizing a person s capacity for self realization through reason; rejects religion and the supernatural • Syn: ↑humanism • Derivationally related forms: ↑humanist (for: ↑humanism) • Hypernyms: ↑doctri …   Useful english dictionary

  • Humanist Fellowship of Montreal — The Humanist Fellowship of Montreal was an organization of secular humanists founded in 1954 by Drs. R. K. Mishra, Ernest Poser, and Maria Jutta Cahn. Lord Bertrand Russell and Dr. Brock Chisholm, a psychiatrist and first Director of the World… …   Wikipedia

  • humanist — Synonyms and related words: academician, bookman, classicist, clerk, colossus of knowledge, esprit fort, freethinker, genius, giant of learning, latitudinarian, learned clerk, learned man, literary man, litterateur, lover of learning, man of… …   Moby Thesaurus

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