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Critical Humanism in a Post-Modern World

Plummer, K (2002) 'Critical Humanism in a Post-Modern World.' Studies in Symbolic Interaction, 25. 291 - 301. ISSN 0163-2396

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Abstract

The ?human being? and ?humanism? have become thoroughly contested terms and widely denounced from a range of intellectual positions from behaviorism to post-modernism. After outlining some elements of the anti-humanist critique, the paper attempts to mount a defence. It concludes by suggesting some of the elements for a ?critical humanism?, and suggests that postmodernism and humanism need not be incompatible.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Sociology, Department of
Depositing User: Elena Pupaza
Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2014 13:20
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2017 17:45
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/11385

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