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- 361 pages
- Meaning and Value in a Secular Age
- Paul Kurtz
- 08 April 2016 Paul Kurtz
[Reading] ➽ Meaning and Value in a Secular Age ➳ Paul Kurtz – Larringtonlifecoaching.co.uk The secular age has confronted human beings with a fundamental challenge While the naturalistic worldview rooted in science has persuasively shown that traditional religious conceptions of the univers The secular age has confronted human beings with Value in PDF Ç a fundamental challenge While the naturalistic worldview rooted in science has persuasively shown that traditional religious conceptions of the universe are unsustainable it has so far offered no compelling secular Meaning and ePUB ↠ narratives to replace the religious narratives so entrenched in civilization In the absence of religion how do thoughtful contemporary individuals find meaning in a secular worldIn this book philosopher Paul Kurtz argues for a new approach that he calls eupraxsophy Kurtz first coined the term in to characterize a secular orientation to life that stands in contrast to religion Derived from three ancient Greek roots eupraxsophy literally means good practice and wisdom Drawing upon philosophy science and and Value in a Secular eBook È ethics eupraxsophy provides a thoroughly secular moral vision which respects the place of human values in the context of the natural world and presents an empirically responsible yet hopeful picture of the human situation and the cosmos in which we abide Editor Nathan Bupp has conveniently gathered together Kurtz’s key writings about the theory and practice of eupraxsophy for the first time in this volume Written with elouence and scope these incisive essays show how Kurtz's brand of humanism moves above and beyond the current new atheism Eupraxsophy successfully bridges the cultural divide between science and value and provides a genuine and constructive alternative to religion Bupp’s informative introduction places the concept of eupraxsophy in historical perspective and shows why it is critically important and relevant today From the Trade Paperback edition.