adjective Also hu·man·is·tic [hyoo-muh-nis-tik, or, often, yoo‐] /ˌhyu məˈnɪs tɪk, or, often, ˌyu‐/
Origin of humanist
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Contemporary Examples of humanist
“You almost saw a humanist as well as an absolute demonic side,” she says now.Westgate's Chilling Security Video Reveals Shopping Mall Bloodbath
September 15, 2014
“There should be humanist alternatives to church in basic training,” he said.U.S. Air Force: Swear to God—or Get Out
September 8, 2014
Once, the humanist idea used to animate the very core of the university.Can Higher Education Really Save Our Humanity?
February 1, 2014
But if the religious Zionist youth movements are any indication, those values will be anything but universal or humanist.Racism and Religious Zionist Youth Movements: Own Up
Dr. Assaf David
May 30, 2013
So not only would I consider myself a feminist, but I would consider myself a humanist.‘Parks and Rec’ Star Nick Offerman on Dicks, the Opposite Sex & Feminism
May 29, 2013
Historical Examples of humanist
The cause of the Germans was defended by the humanist H. Bebel.The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy
Of the part that memory plays in the education of our humanist, I need not speak.What Is and What Might Be
Exactly what do you imply when you call the Humanist Party a group of feminists?The Deadly Daughters
Winston K. Marks
From 1550 to 1554 he was a humanist without discretion or reserve.A History of French Literature
Reuchlin may properly be called the first great German humanist.History of Education
1580s, "student of the classical humanities," from Middle French humaniste (16c.), formed on model of Italian umanista "student of human affairs or human nature," coined by Italian poet Lodovicio Ariosto (1474-1533), from Latin humanus "human" (see human; also cf. humanism). Philosophical sense is from 1903.
In the Renaissance, a scholar who studied the languages and cultures of ancient Greece and Rome; today, a scholar of the humanities. The term secular humanist is applied to someone who concentrates on human activities and possibilities, usually downplaying or denying the importance of God and a life after death.