Russell's art conceives of occidental civilization not simply as antihumanistic
but as farcically doomed.
Rosemont carefully argues that Confucian ideas of family are flexible enough to accommodate progressive ideals and may even be our best hope against sexism, racism, homophobia, and other antihumanistic
attitudes and behaviors.
Widely spread antihumanistic
ideologies like "deep ecology" are threatening the common understanding of the meaning of human beings among other creatures.
Though the face of utilitarianism tends to be more benign, it too leads us down a reductive, antihumanistic
path that seals us off from revelation, from wisdom, and from purpose.
If McConnell's previous work had seemed determinedly antihumanistic
through its aggressive appropriation and simulation, Many Things New took a decidedly humanistic turn by emphasising the role of the hand in making.
Though it may seem strange, even antihumanistic
theories--for example, the denial of free will by the radical intelligentsia, or Marxism's "illiberal humanism" and its hope for human transformation even if caused by violence--can easily be accommodated within this framework, because they usually provoked strong reactions from others in defense of human dignity.
Later, conversely, Grassi went on to reprint the same text in a single volume with the openly antihumanistic
(2) Accordingly, it has become commonplace in Lovecraft scholarship to affirm that his antihumanistic
creation narrative asserts that our social bonds, religious beliefs, and cultural achievements are not only irrelevant if considered from outside the limited scope of human affairs, but are based upon a false understanding of the cosmos and of our place in it.
Certainly, this process has left little defensible psychiatric knowledge regarding infanticide intact in the wording of the Canadian law but, whatever its merits regarding other legal issues, (22) the theory of law as an autopoietic system of communication is simply too subtle, formal, antihumanistic
, and sociologically deterministic to account for the developments; here, it would be a surgical saw used to crack a nut.
, and autocratic posture," of
Said, of course, was critical of the poststructuralists--Derrida, Lyotard, Foucault, and even postcolonialist theorists who were influenced by them such as Homi Bhabha (whom Yacoubi excoriates)--particularly of their overdetermination of an ontology that privileges an "unworldly," systemic, jargon-ridden, and agency-annulling ("antihumanistic
Nineteenth-century philology thus drew together a number of disparate, even antagonistic, strands of thought and scholarly practice into a strategically flexible disciplinary framework capable of producing and validating a history that was romantic, relativistic, antihumanistic
, and Eurocentric all at once.