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Synonyms for humanist

an advocate of the principles of humanism

of or pertaining to Renaissance humanism


of or pertaining to a philosophy asserting human dignity and man's capacity for fulfillment through reason and scientific method and often rejecting religion


pertaining to or concerned with the humanities

marked by humanistic values and devotion to human welfare

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The decision follows a hearing at the court today on an appeal by Northern Ireland's Attorney General, General Register Office, and Department of Finance, against the landmark High Court ruling on June 9th, which gave legal recognition to humanist marriages.
Moreover, her efforts to contextualize the popes' strategies and achievements by exploring the response of humanist observers, like Poggio, Alberti, Signorili, Lapo, Biondo, and Manetti, offers both complexity and verisimilitude.
At the moment, many people travel to Scotland for their non-religious Humanist wedding, where Humanist weddings have been officially recognized for some years, and where Humanist weddings are the third most popular type of wedding.
The Teesside Humanists are part of the North East Humanists (NEH), which is the largest Humanist group outside of London and the largest non-religious charity in the North-east.
Niose, a founder of the group, now known as the Greater Worcester Humanist Society, and treasurer of the national parent organization, the American Humanist Association.
But the claim is also made that the architecture itself is in some way humanist or humane and this is harder to justify.
She might have emphasized even more than she does the effect of the controversy on the growing solidarity of the German humanist community, which did not begin with the Reuchlin case but was fostered by what the humanists perceived (or chose to perceive) as a direct attack on all of them.
This will culminate in the humanist dream of a one-world, socialist state.
The Nigerian Humanist Movement hosted the first international humanist conference in Sub-Saharan Africa from October 8-10, 2001.
What is probably Canada's youngest humanist group--Centre for Inquiry-Victoria--was launched in May of this year, but it probably has one of the oldest directors of any humanist group in Canada
I'm happy to say that the Humanist magazine is alive and well at seventy-five, in large part because the editors on the opposite page worked very hard and--together with their staff, contributors, and readers-- kept the Humanist in fine health.
Reinhold Stauber, "Hartmann Schedal, the Humanist Circle in Nurnberg and 'the Expansion of the German Nation'"; and James Hirstein, "Ermalao Barbaro as Role Model.
We reasoned that one could be a secular humanist and at the same time be a liberal, libertarian, conservative, or radical.
Becca and Charles first contacted me in February asking if I could officiate their humanist wedding in April.
Sawyer; one law for all proponent, Maryam Namazie; blogger, Andrea Houston; executive director of the British Humanist Association, Andrew Copson; IHEU President, Sonja Eggerickx and Quebec activist and current PQ candidate, Djemila Benhabib.