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Title Challenges to the enlightenment : in defense of reason and science / edited by Paul Kurtz and Timothy J. Madigan for the Academy of Humanism.

Published Buffalo, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1994.

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 UniM Bail  501 CHAL    AVAILABLE
Physical description 319 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Preface / Paul Kurtz -- 1. Toward a New Enlightenment / Paul Kurtz -- 2. Counter-Enlightenment in Contemporary Social Studies / Mario Bunge -- 3. Hostility to Science / John Passmore -- 4. Emancipation Through Knowledge / Karl Popper -- 5. The Case for a New American Pragmatism / Thelma Z. Lavine -- 6. Trotsky and the Wild Orchids / Richard Rorty -- 7. In Defense of Secular Humanism / Adolf Grunbaum -- 8. Science, Humanism, and the New Enlightenment / Vern L. Bullough -- 9. From Aristotle to the New Age / Jean-Claude Pecker -- 10. Scientific Humanism and Religion / Edward O. Wilson -- 11. Religious Dogmatism and Materialist Reductionism versus Humanism / Yves Galifret -- 12. Neurobiological Bases of Beliefs / Jose M. R. Delgado -- 13. Viruses of the Mind / Richard Dawkins -- 14. The Church and the Martyr's Stake in Poland / Adam Michnik -- 15. The Rebirth of Democracy in Russia / Elena Bonner -- 16. Real American Patriots Ask Questions / Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan.
17. Science and the Making of Society in Latin America / Jose Leite Lopes -- 18. The Need of the Third World for Humanism / Indumati Parikh -- 19. Peace and Progress / Mourad Wahba -- 20. The Terrors of Islam / Antony Flew -- 21. A Humanist Perspective for Britain / Bernard Crick -- 22. The Difficulties of Today's Religious Apologists / George A. Wells -- Appendix: Members of the Academy of Humanism.
Other author Kurtz, Paul, 1925-
Madigan, Tim.
Academy of Humanism.
Subject Science -- Philosophy.
Science -- Social aspects.
Enlightenment.
Humanism.
ISBN 0879758694 (acid-free paper) : $25.95