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Meditations for the humanist

ethics for a secular age

by A. C. Grayling

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxf0rd, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humanistic ethics

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: The meaning of things. London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2001.

    StatementA.C. Grayling.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1360 .G73 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 208 p. ;
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3956438M
    ISBN 100195151585
    LC Control Number2001059132

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"Meditations for the Humanist: Ethics for a Secular Age" is a collection of 61 short essays, many only 2 pages long, that are meant to prompt reflection on a range of ethical questions and other issues of the human condition. Meditations (Medieval Greek: Τὰ εἰς ἑαυτόν, romanized: Ta eis heauton, literally "things to one's self") is a series of personal writings by Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor from to AD, recording his private notes to himself and ideas on Stoic philosophy.

Marcus Aurelius wrote the 12 books of the Meditations in Koine Greek as a source for his own guidance and self Author: Marcus Aurelius. Magnanimity is in short supply, writes A. Grayling is this wonderfully incisive book, but it is the main ingredient in everything that makes the world a better place And indeed Meditations for the Humanist: Ethics for a Secular Age is itself a generous, insightful, wide-ranging, magnanimous inquiry into the philosophical and ethical questions that bear most strongly on the human.

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The author, Rick Heller, has been leading secular meditations at the Humanist Community at Harvard for more than five years. The goal of these meditations is to help find joy and relieve stress. A major emphasis is loving-kindness practice, which helps people experience love and joy in their personal lives, and has the potential of nurturing a.

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A collection of short, thoughtful essays titled Meditations for the Humanist, by a British philosopher named A. Grayling, begins with an essay that, after pretty much trashing the morlaizers’ motives, explains why telling others how to live is not usually very effective.

The essay got me thinking about my own failure to moralize. A. Grayling is a professor of philosophy at Birkbeck College, University of London. He is the author of the acclaimed Among the Dead Cities, Descartes, Toward the Light of Liberty, Meditations for the Humanist, and Thinking of Answers.A fellow of the World Economic Forum and past chairman of the human rights organization June Fourth, he contributes /5(13).

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Book 1 is an extended shout-out to the people who shaped Marcus in some way, while Book 3 lays down some of Marcus's.This 1 1/2 hour course taught by Rick Heller of the Humanist Mindfulness group will walk you through the history of the practice, what science tells us happens when we meditate and how this practice works as an essential natural and humanistic life skill.

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