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These teachings were elaborated by Rabbi Moses ben Nahman (known as Nahmanides or the Ramban; 1194-1270) of Gerona. In order to understand the fallacies of feminism, we must first determine whether women do, in fact, have equal rights with men. For Cicero, a lawyer, what most distinguished humans from brutes was speech, which, allied to reason, could (and should) enable them to settle disputes and live together in concord and harmony under the rule of law. [7] Thus humanitas included two meanings from the outset and these continue in the modern derivative, humanism, which even today can refer to both humanitarian benevolence and to scholarship. [8] During the French Revolution, and soon after, in Germany (by the Left Hegelians ), humanism began to refer to an ethical philosophy centered on humankind, without attention to the transcendent or supernatural.

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Publisher: Lexington Books (January 17, 2001)

ISBN: 0739102141


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