202 found
Order:
Disambiguations
Paul Kurtz [174]Paul W. Kurtz [28]Paul Michael Kurtz [1]
  1. Is Goodness Without God Good Enough?: A Debate on Faith, Secularism, and Ethics.Louise Antony, William Lane Craig, John Hare, Donald C. Hubin, Paul Kurtz, C. Stephen Layman, Mark C. Murphy, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong & Richard Swinburne - 2009 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    Is Goodness Without God Good Enough contains a lively debate between William Lane Craig and Paul Kurtz on the relationship between God and ethics, followed by seven new essays that both comment on the debate and advance the broader discussion of this important issue. Written in an accessible style by eminent scholars, this book will appeal to students and academics alike.
    No categories
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   3 citations  
  2. Naturalistic Ethics and the Open Question.Paul W. Kurtz - 1955 - Journal of Philosophy 52 (5):113-128.
    Direct download (6 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  3. Forbidden Fruit: The Ethics of Humanism.Paul Kurtz - 1989 - The Personalist Forum 5 (2):157-159.
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   1 citation  
  4.  2
    Embracing the Power of Humanism.Paul Kurtz - 2000 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    Is life meaningful without religion? Can one be moral and not believe in God? While many Americans believe that God is necessary to secure moral order, Paul Kurtz argues that it is quite possible for rationalists and freethinkers to lead exemplary lives. Embracing the Power of Humanism is a collection of essays organized into five parts: "The Exuberant Life," "Independence," "Altruism," "Humanism," and "Ethical Truth" throughout which Kurtz provides nonbelievers with ethical guidelines and encourages all individuals to take personal responsibility (...)
    Direct download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   2 citations  
  5.  35
    Morality is Natural.Paul Kurtz - 2007 - Think 5 (15):7-14.
    Many philosophers, including perhaps most famously G.E. Moore, have argued that morality is non-natural. Here, Paul Kurtz defends the view that it is, in fact, natural and can in fact be justified empirically.
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  6. Activist Court Undermines American Democracy.Paul Kurtz - 2010 - Free Inquiry 30:4-5.
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   1 citation  
  7. Forbidden Fruit: The Ethics of Secularism.Paul Kurtz - 1988 - Prometheus Books.
    The failure of theistic morality -- Ethical inquiry -- The common moral decencies -- Excelsior : the ethics of excellence -- Responsibilities -- Education for character and cognition -- Human rights -- Privacy -- The tree of life.
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   2 citations  
  8.  16
    International Congresses and International Tensions.Paul W. Kurtz - 1958 - Journal of Philosophy 55 (26):1132-1141.
  9.  55
    Why I Am a Skeptic About Religious Claims.Paul Kurtz - 2008 - Think 7 (19):49-59.
    Paul Kurtz recommends we subject religious claims to proper critical scrutiny. He believes that when we do, we will discover that skepticism is the only sensible position to adopt.
    Direct download (7 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  10. Do We Need God to Be Moral?: The Common Moral Decencies Don't Depend on Faith.Paul Kurtz - 1996 - Free Inquiry 16 (2).
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  11. The Need to Come Out of the Closet.Paul Kurtz - 2000 - Free Inquiry 20.
    No categories
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  12.  20
    Academic Freedom and Academic Anarchy, Sidney Hook.Paul Kurtz & Gail Kennedy - 1972 - World Futures 11 (sup1):77-87.
  13.  15
    Value and Obligation; the Foundations of an Empiricist Ethical Theory. [REVIEW]Paul W. Kurtz - 1959 - Journal of Philosophy 56 (10):458-464.
    No categories
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  14.  14
    The Quest for Community; a Study in the Ethics of Order and Freedom. [REVIEW]Paul W. Kurtz - 1953 - Journal of Philosophy 50 (25):788-792.
    No categories
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  15.  13
    The Moral Nature of Man: A Critical Evaluation of Ethical Principles. [REVIEW]Paul W. Kurtz - 1954 - Journal of Philosophy 51 (11):331-336.
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  16.  12
    Frontiers of Knowledge in the Study of Man. [REVIEW]Paul W. Kurtz - 1958 - Journal of Philosophy 55 (10):435-438.
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  17. Sidney Hook: Philosopher of Democracy and Humanism.Paul Kurtz (ed.) - 1983 - Prometheus Books.
  18.  11
    The Evolution of Human Nature. [REVIEW]Paul W. Kurtz - 1957 - Journal of Philosophy 54 (15):480-483.
    No categories
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  19.  10
    Knowledge and Value: Introductory Readings in Philosophy. [REVIEW]Paul W. Kurtz - 1960 - Journal of Philosophy 57 (16):535-538.
    No categories
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  20.  10
    Science and Values; Explorations in Philosophy and the Social Sciences. [REVIEW]Paul W. Kurtz - 1953 - Journal of Philosophy 50 (21):649-652.
  21.  14
    The Third East-West Philosophers' Conference.Paul W. Kurtz - 1960 - Journal of Philosophy 57 (1):24-37.
    No categories
    Direct download (6 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  22. The Humanist Alternative: Some Definitions of Humanism.Paul Kurtz - 1973 - Prometheus Books.
  23.  30
    Moral Faith and Ethical Skepticism Reconsidered.Paul Kurtz - 1985 - Journal of Value Inquiry 19 (1):55-65.
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  24. Language and Human Nature.Paul Kurtz (ed.) - 1971 - St. Louis, Mo., W.H. Green.
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   1 citation  
  25. Moral Problems in Contemporary Society.Paul Kurtz - 1969 - Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall.
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   1 citation  
  26.  1
    Sidney Hook and the Contemporary World Essays on the Pragmatic Intelligence.Sidney Hook & Paul Kurtz - 1968 - J. Day.
    Direct download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   1 citation  
  27.  21
    Book Review:The Sane Society. Erich Fromm. [REVIEW]Paul W. Kurtz - 1956 - Ethics 66 (4):289-.
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  28.  6
    The Affirmation of Humanism: A Statement of Principles.Paul Kurtz - 2016 - Australian Humanist, The 121:27.
  29. Who Are the Secular Humanists?Paul Kurtz - 1981 - Free Inquiry 2 (1).
    No categories
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   1 citation  
  30.  9
    Harry T. Costello 1885-1960.Paul W. Kurtz - 1960 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 34:95 - 96.
    No categories
    Direct download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  31. Decision and the Condition of Man.Paul Kurtz - 1968 - Philosophical Quarterly 18 (72):278-278.
    No categories
    Direct download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   1 citation  
  32. International Directory of Philosophy and Philosophers.Gilbert Varet & Paul Kurtz - 1967 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 32 (1):106-106.
    Direct download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   1 citation  
  33.  11
    The Arrogance of Humanism.Paul Kurtz - 1981 - International Studies in Philosophy 13 (1):91-93.
  34.  2
    First Things First: Toward a Minimal Definition of Humanism.Paul Kurtz - 1998 - Philo 1 (1):5-14.
    We need to clarify “humanist” and “humanism,” terms that have been open to considerable philosophical definition-mongering. I wish to propose a minimal core definition. Although this is normative, it is continuous with common usage. First, humanism expresses a set of values and virtues. emphasizing human freedom and autonomy. This ethical theory contrasts with divine-command ethics. Second, humanism, particularly secular humanism, rejects supernaturalism. Humanism should not be simply equated with atheism; however. it proposes a reflective form of agnostic or skeptical atheism. (...)
    No categories
    Direct download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  35.  2
    Language, Value, and Nature.Paul W. Kurtz - 1961 - Atti Del XII Congresso Internazionale di Filosofia 7:273-280.
    No categories
    Direct download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  36.  8
    First Things First.Paul Kurtz - 1998 - Philo 1 (1):5-14.
    We need to clarify “humanist” and “humanism,” terms that have been open to considerable philosophical definition-mongering. I wish to propose a minimal core definition. Although this is normative, it is continuous with common usage. First, humanism expresses a set of values and virtues. emphasizing human freedom and autonomy. This ethical theory contrasts with divine-command ethics. Second, humanism, particularly secular humanism, rejects supernaturalism. Humanism should not be simply equated with atheism; however. it proposes a reflective form of agnostic or skeptical atheism. (...)
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  37.  11
    Pragmatic Naturalism: The Philosophy of Sidney Hook (1902-1989).Paul Kurtz - 1990 - Journal of Philosophy 87 (10):526-534.
  38.  4
    Moral Choices in a Random Universe.Paul Kurtz - 2013 - Essays in the Philosophy of Humanism 21 (2):103-110.
    This essay is excerpted by Nathan Bupp from Paul Kurtz, The Turbulent Universe (Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 2013). Copyright ©2013 by the Estate of Paul Kurtz. All rights reserved. Used by permission of the Estate and the publisher, www.prometheusbooks.com.
    No categories
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  39.  9
    Has Ethical Naturalism Been Refuted?Paul Kurtz - 1970 - Journal of Value Inquiry 4 (3):161-171.
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  40.  7
    Naturalism: Oversimplified or Modified? [REVIEW]Paul Kurtz - 1973 - Journal of Value Inquiry 7 (3):229-232.
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  41.  7
    Phenomenology and Naturalism.Paul Kurtz - 1969 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 7 (1):74-78.
  42.  6
    Letter to the Editor.Paul W. Kurtz - 1962 - Journal of Philosophy 59 (3):78-79.
    No categories
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  43.  2
    American Philosophy in the Twentieth Century: A Sourcebook.Paul Kurtz - 1970 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 35 (2):312-313.
  44.  2
    Need Reduction and Normal Value.Paul W. Kurtz - 1958 - Journal of Philosophy 55 (13):555-568.
  45.  5
    A Reassessment: Does Ethics Have Any Metaphysical Presuppositions?Paul W. Kurtz & Blanchard W. Means - 1959 - Philosophical Quarterly 9 (34):19-28.
    No categories
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  46.  5
    Human Nature, Homeostasis, and Value.Paul W. Kurtz - 1956 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 17 (1):36-55.
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  47.  3
    Book Review:Moral Judgment. D. Daiches Raphael. [REVIEW]Paul W. Kurtz - 1956 - Ethics 66 (4):292-.
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  48.  1
    A Current Appraisal of the Behavioral Sciences.Rollo Handy & Paul Kurtz - 1964 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 26 (1):124-126.
    Direct download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  49.  1
    Language and Human Nature: A French-American Philosophers' Dialogue.Paul Kurtz - 1973 - Journal of Philosophy 70 (6):166-172.
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  50.  1
    Has Mr. Flew Abandoned “the Logic of Ordinary Use”?Paul W. Kurtz - 1958 - Philosophical Studies 9 (5-6):73 - 78.
    No categories
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
1 — 50 / 202