humanism

(noun) “[T]he doctrine that people’s duty is to promote human welfare” (Princeton University 2010).

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Usage Notes:

  • A (noun) humanitarian (also called humanist) is an advocate of humanism or humanistic views.
  • Also called:
    • humanitarianism
    • secular humanism

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References

Princeton University. 2010. “About WordNet.” WordNet. (http://wordnet.princeton.edu/wordnet).

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