Forster's anxiety over the doomed fate of the empire goes hand in hand with his sense of the bankruptcy of liberal humanism
One group of utopians preparing to make the leap to posthumanity is the science fiction-influenced Extropians, whose detailed vision continues and expands the Cartesian dichotomy; a kind of Liberal Humanism
with computers, their plan privileges the cybercombinative mind, if not the extreme of "uploading" promoted by the single-minded roboticist Hans Moravec.
, while maintaining a potent strand of socialist
(4) The difficulty is that her literary style, her first wave feminism, and her liberal humanism
collided with the contradictions of the century, and she wound up on the "wrong side" from time to time.
THE MULTICULTURALISM OF LIBERAL HUMANISM
This presumption [that we owe equal respect to all cultures] would help explain why the demands of multiculturalism build on the already established principles of the politics of equal respect.
By the time he returned to England his faith in liberal humanism
was on the wane, and his faith in God, which had lain dormant for nearly two decades, was stirring.
What perhaps makes this statement acceptable to critics such as Hitchens, who would normally excoriate anyone uttering such sentiments, is that Perowne represents an ideal of liberal humanism
. He is the essence of the 'reasonable man', a brain surgeon, utterly professional, devoted to saving lives.
Indeed, these two approaches miss a great deal when used to interpret Karmel's novel; liberal humanism
tends subsume the experiences of the Jews in the camps under the rubric of a timeless, abstract "human condition," whereas New Criticism severs the text from larger biographical, historical, and cultural considerations.
Benyei's main culprit is the rigid representational poetic of the Leavis-school predicated on an essentialist ideology of Englishness and grounded in a liberal humanism
badly outdated already in the heyday of the powerful cultural politics it supported.
Dewey's liberal humanism
of Enlightenment origin found its popular expression in the New Republic, of which he was editor, and other so-called little magazines, notably the Partisan Review.
Narrated in personal diary form by co-directors Cambis and Newman, pic unabashedly flies the flag of liberal humanism
. But while it makes some disturbing observations, pic is too chaotically structured.
Simon Schama's A History of Britain, a BBC and History Channel production, carries the story into the Victorian era where he focuses on emerging concepts of gender and family life and the hubris of liberal humanism