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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HUMANISTIC

It was the first specimen of humanistic historiography in France.

In his combat with humanistic purism he foreshadows a Christian puritanism.

The third of the great Italian leaders in the humanistic movement was Boccaccio.

Humanistic studies when set in opposition to study of nature are hampered.

I have said that the sciences and classics should be approached in the "humanistic" spirit.

You ought to join the band of "pragmatistic" or "humanistic" philosophers.

Of humanistic culture he seems to have possessed but little.

Yes; she has arranged with Cerini to work with him upon his Humanistic Studies.

Humanistic writing is full of the exulting sense of this emancipation.

Hence the pride which is an essential quality of the humanistic attitude.

WORD ORIGIN

1845 (humanistical is from 1716), in reference to Renaissance or classical humanism; from humanist + -ic. From 1904 in reference to a modern philosophy that concerns itself with the interests of the human race.

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