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By Jan Miernowski

This booklet employs views from continental philosophy, highbrow historical past, and literary and cultural reviews to breach the divide among early modernist and modernist thinkers. It turns to early smooth humanism which will problem overdue 20th-century concept and present-day posthumanism. This booklet  addresses modern issues equivalent to the ethical accountability of the artist, where of spiritual ideals in our secular societies, felony rights prolonged to nonhuman species, the feel of ‘normality’ utilized to the human physique, the politics of migration, person political freedom and foreign terrorism. It demonstrates how early glossy humanism can deliver new views to postmodern antihumanism or even invite us to examine a humanism of the future. 

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