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HUMANISM TODAY
The Journal of the Humanist Institute


Volume 15, Ecohumanism, is now available in hardcover from Prometheus Books.

CONTENTS

Howard B. Radest
Of Roaches, Rats, and Rattlesnakes: Imaging the World—The Third Voice

Andreas Rosenberg
Ecohumanism

Philip J. Regal
Ecohumanism: Refining the Concept

Don Page
The Autobiography of an Ecohumanist

Michael J. Kami
The Exponential Society

Kendyl L. Gibbons
Empty Bowls

David Schafer
Time Is Not on Our Side

John M. Swomley
The Impact of Population on Ecology

Gerald Larue
Eliminating Poverty in Old Age

Michael Werner
Ecohumanism and Evolutionary Psychology

Harvey B. Sarles
The Human in the Context of Nature

Vern L. Bullough
Ecohumanism: A Humanistic Perspective

Carol Wintermute
Humanism's Missing Link

Gwen Whitehead Brewer
Nurturing Nature: A Personal View of the Need to Nurture Nature and to Let It Nurture Us

Richard Gilbert
Are We Stripping the Earth of Its Mystery?

Timothy J. Madigan
Universalism as Particularism

Sarah Oelberg
Ecohumanism: So What's New? God, Humanity and Nature—Caring for Creation

Robert B. Tapp
Ecohumanism: Some Expansions

The cover of 'Ecohumanism,' volume 15 of Humanism Today
"Humanists are sometimes accused of being so focused on the human race that they ignore the environment and other species. This book is designed to address these criticisms. The contributors, all humanists in the naturalistic tradition, show that in fact humanism as a worldview has much to offer environmentalism.

Since humanists are committed to working for a global community in which all humans can flourish, they are as concerned about ecological degradation as environmentalists. But in regard to what should be done about environmental problems, humanists do not hesitate to use the best scientific information and technology to reclaim the natural world while ensuring the welfare of all human beings. Humanists stress that science and technology must be used responsibly and that human beings must learn to give up destructive ideological fantasies, whether political or religious.

The contributors are Vern L. Bullough, Gwen Whitehead Brewer, Richard Gilbert, Michael J. Kami, Gerald Larue, Timothy J. Madigan, Sarah Oelberg, Don Page, Howard B. Radest, Philip J. Regal, Andreas Rosenberg, Harvey Sarles, David Schafer, John M. Swomley, Robert B. Tapp, Michael Werner, and Carol Wintermute.

Robert B. Tapp (Minneapolis, MN) is professor emeritus of Humanities, Religious Studies, and South Asian Studies at the University of Minnesota, and dean of the Humanist Institute."


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