What Is Humanism

Exploring the Idea of Humanism

Humanism is a progressive philosophy of life that, without theism and other supernatural beliefs, affirms our ability and responsibility to lead ethical lives of personal fulfillment that aspire to the greater good of humanity.

Whether you're doing research, exploring a personal philosophy, or are simply curious about humanism, the resources here are a great place to start:

Explanations of Humanism

Humanist Essays

Living the Humanist Life

Humanism and Traditional Religion

The History of Humanism

Philosophical Questions

Ideas for Advancing Humanism

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