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Living Without Religion

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Paul Kurtz was one of America's foremost expositors of humanist philosophy. In Living without Religion he introduced a new word to describe humanism - eupraxophy. Derived from the Greek roots eu (good), praxis (practice), and sophia (philosophical and scientific wisdom), eupraxophy means literally "good conduct and wisdom in living."

Eupraxophy draws upon the disciplines of
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Paperback, 159 pages
Published September 1st 1994 by Prometheus Books (first published 1994)
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A good look at how Humanism can be put into practice in society.

This book is usually considered to be the third volume in a trilogy comprising a development of humanist ideas: The Transcendental Temptation: A Critique of Religion and the Paranormal provided the critique of religion and paranormal claims, Forbidden Fruit gave a basis for secular ethics, and this book shows us how it can be applied in practice. Although all three books provide a grand picture of secular humanism, any of these can
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Paul Kurtz (born December 21, 1925 in Newark, New Jersey) is a prominent American skeptic and secular humanist. He is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Buffalo, having previously also taught at Vassar, Trinity, and Union colleges, and the New School for Social Research.
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