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  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.
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  2. Naturalistic Ethics and the Open Question.Paul W. Kurtz - 1955 - Journal of Philosophy 52 (5):113-128.
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    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.
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    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 (...)
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  5. 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.
     
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    Language, Value, and Nature.Paul W. Kurtz - 1961 - Atti Del XII Congresso Internazionale di Filosofia 7:273-280.
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    Value and Obligation; the Foundations of an Empiricist Ethical Theory. [REVIEW]Paul W. Kurtz - 1959 - Journal of Philosophy 56 (10):458-464.
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    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.
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    International Congresses and International Tensions.Paul W. Kurtz - 1958 - Journal of Philosophy 55 (26):1132-1141.
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    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.
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    Academic Freedom and Academic Anarchy, Sidney Hook.Paul Kurtz & Gail Kennedy - 2011 - World Futures 11 (sup1):77-87.
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    The Moral Nature of Man: A Critical Evaluation of Ethical Principles. [REVIEW]Paul W. Kurtz - 1954 - Journal of Philosophy 51 (11):331-336.
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    Frontiers of Knowledge in the Study of Man. [REVIEW]Paul W. Kurtz - 1958 - Journal of Philosophy 55 (10):435-438.
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    Knowledge and Value: Introductory Readings in Philosophy. [REVIEW]Paul W. Kurtz - 1960 - Journal of Philosophy 57 (16):535-538.
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    Science and Values; Explorations in Philosophy and the Social Sciences. [REVIEW]Paul W. Kurtz - 1953 - Journal of Philosophy 50 (21):649-652.
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    The Evolution of Human Nature. [REVIEW]Paul W. Kurtz - 1957 - Journal of Philosophy 54 (15):480-483.
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  17. Forbidden Fruit: The Ethics of Humanism.Paul Kurtz - 1989 - The Personalist Forum 5 (2):157-159.
     
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  18. Do We Need God to Be Moral?: The Common Moral Decencies Don't Depend on Faith.Paul Kurtz - 1996 - Free Inquiry 16 (2).
     
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    The Affirmation of Humanism: A Statement of Principles.Paul Kurtz - 2016 - Australian Humanist, The 121:27.
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    The Third East-West Philosophers' Conference.Paul W. Kurtz - 1960 - Journal of Philosophy 57 (1):24-37.
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  21. Sidney Hook: Philosopher of Democracy and Humanism.Paul Kurtz (ed.) - 1983 - Prometheus Books.
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    Moral Faith and Ethical Skepticism Reconsidered.Paul Kurtz - 1985 - Journal of Value Inquiry 19 (1):55-65.
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  23. The Humanist Alternative: Some Definitions of Humanism.Paul Kurtz - 1973 - Prometheus Books.
  24. Language and Human Nature.Paul Kurtz (ed.) - 1971 - St. Louis, Mo., W.H. Green.
     
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  25. Moral Problems in Contemporary Society.Paul Kurtz - 1969 - Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall.
     
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  26. Sidney Hook and the Contemporary World Essays on the Pragmatic Intelligence.Sidney Hook & Paul Kurtz - 1968 - J. Day.
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  27. Who Are the Secular Humanists?Paul Kurtz - 1981 - Free Inquiry 2 (1).
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    Book Review:The Sane Society. Erich Fromm. [REVIEW]Paul W. Kurtz - 1956 - Ethics 66 (4):289-.
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    The Arrogance of Humanism.Paul Kurtz - 1981 - International Studies in Philosophy 13 (1):91-93.
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    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. (...)
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    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.
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    Pragmatic Naturalism: The Philosophy of Sidney Hook (1902-1989).Paul Kurtz - 1990 - Journal of Philosophy 87 (10):526-534.
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    Need Reduction and Normal Value.Paul W. Kurtz - 1958 - Journal of Philosophy 55 (13):555-568.
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    Naturalism: Oversimplified or Modified? [REVIEW]Paul Kurtz - 1973 - Journal of Value Inquiry 7 (3):229-232.
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    Phenomenology and Naturalism.Paul Kurtz - 1969 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 7 (1):74-78.
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    Has Ethical Naturalism Been Refuted?Paul Kurtz - 1970 - Journal of Value Inquiry 4 (3):161-171.
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    Letter to the Editor.Paul W. Kurtz - 1962 - Journal of Philosophy 59 (3):78-79.
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    Harry T. Costello 1885-1960.Paul W. Kurtz - 1960 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 34:95 - 96.
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    A Reassessment: Does Ethics Have Any Metaphysical Presuppositions?Paul W. Kurtz & Blanchard W. Means - 1959 - Philosophical Quarterly 9 (34):19-28.
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    American Philosophy in the Twentieth Century: A Sourcebook.Paul Kurtz - 1970 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 35 (2):312-313.
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    Language and Human Nature: A French-American Philosophers' Dialogue.Paul Kurtz - 1973 - Journal of Philosophy 70 (6):166-172.
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    Human Nature, Homeostasis, and Value.Paul W. Kurtz - 1956 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 17 (1):36-55.
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    Has Mr. Flew Abandoned “the Logic of Ordinary Use”?Paul W. Kurtz - 1958 - Philosophical Studies 9 (5-6):73 - 78.
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    Book Review:Moral Judgment. D. Daiches Raphael. [REVIEW]Paul W. Kurtz - 1956 - Ethics 66 (4):292-.
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    Book Review:Philosophical Problems of Psychology Edward H. Madden. [REVIEW]Paul Kurtz - 1965 - Philosophy of Science 32 (2):202-.
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    Rule-Making.Paul W. Kurtz - 1957 - Journal of Philosophy 54 (8):208-217.
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  47. John Dewey: The Later Works, 1925-1953 Volume 5: 1929-1930.Jo Ann Boydston, Paul Kurtz & Sidney Ratner - 1987 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 23 (1):144-152.
     
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  48. The Later Works of John Dewey, Volume 5, 1925 - 1953: 1929-1930-Essays, the Sources of a Science of Education, Individualism, Old and New, and Construction and Criticism. [REVIEW]John Dewey & Paul Kurtz - 1984 - Southern Illinois University Press.
     
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  49. A Current Appraisal of the Behavioral Sciences.Rollo Handy & Paul Kurtz - 1964 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 26 (1):124-126.
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  50. The Philosophy of the Curriculum: The Need for General Education.Sidney Hook, Paul Kurtz & Miro Todorovich (eds.) - 1975 - Prometheus Books.
     
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