HUMANISM TODAY: VOLUME 15, 2002
Published by Prometheus Press. It is available from in hardcover from the publisher.
Of Roaches, Rats, and Rattlesnakes: Imaging the World—The Third Voice
Howard B. Radest
Ecohumanism: Refining the Concept
Philip J. Regal
The Autobiography of an Ecohumanist
The Exponential Society
Michael J. Kami
Kendyl L. Gibbons
Time Is Not on Our Side
The Impact of Population on Ecology
John M. Swomley
Eliminating Poverty in Old Age
Ecohumanism and Evolutionary Psychology
The Human in the Context of Nature
Harvey B. Sarles
Ecohumanism: A Humanistic Perspective
Vern L. Bullough
Humanism’s Missing Link
Nurturing Nature: A Personal View of the Need to Nurture Nature and to Let It Nurture Us
Gwen Whitehead Brewer
Are We Stripping the Earth of Its Mystery?
Universalism as Particularism
Timothy J. Madigan
Ecohumanism: So What’s New? God, Humanity and Nature—Caring for Creation
Ecohumanism: Some Expansions
Robert B. Tapp
“Humanists are sometimes accused of being so focused on the human race that they ignore the environment and other species. This book is designed to address these criticisms. The contributors, all humanists in the naturalistic tradition, show that in fact humanism as a worldview has much to offer environmentalism.
Since humanists are committed to working for a global community in which all humans can flourish, they are as concerned about ecological degradation as environmentalists. But in regard to what should be done about environmental problems, humanists do not hesitate to use the best scientific information and technology to reclaim the natural world while ensuring the welfare of all human beings. Humanists stress that science and technology must be used responsibly and that human beings must learn to give up destructive ideological fantasies, whether political or religious.
The contributors are Vern L. Bullough, Gwen Whitehead Brewer, Richard Gilbert, Michael J. Kami, Gerald Larue, Timothy J. Madigan, Sarah Oelberg, Don Page, Howard B. Radest, Philip J. Regal, Andreas Rosenberg, Harvey Sarles, David Schafer, John M. Swomley, Robert B. Tapp, Michael Werner, and Carol Wintermute.
Robert B. Tapp (Minneapolis, MN) is professor emeritus of Humanities, Religious Studies, and South Asian Studies at the University of Minnesota, and dean of the Humanist Institute.”