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Question 1: Although little of their work survives, Protagoras and ________ both espoused agnosticism and a spiritual morality not based on the supernatural.
ThalesAnaxagorasDemocritusPythagoras

Question 2: Active in the early 1920s, ________ labeled his work "humanism" but for Schiller the term referred to the pragmatist philosophy he shared with William James.
Ferdinand Canning Scott SchillerTruthCausalityIdealism

Question 3: The historian ________ is noted for his scientific and rational approach to history.
PlatoPericlesDemosthenesThucydides

Question 4: Commissioner of Education William Torrey Harris, whose "Five Windows of the Soul" (mathematics, geography, history, grammar, and literature/________) were believed especially appropriate for "development of the faculties".
AestheticsPaintingModernismArt

Question 5: Humanism (capital 'H', no adjective such as "secular")[51] is a comprehensive life stance that upholds human reason, ________, and justice, and rejects supernaturalism, pseudoscience, and superstition.
UtilitarianismConscienceEthicsAristotle

Question 6: Although the word has many senses, its current philosophical meaning comes into focus when contrasted to the ________ or to appeals to higher authority.
ExorcismGhostSupernaturalParanormal

Question 7: Renaissance humanism was an intellectual movement in Europe of the later Middle Ages and the ________ period.
Early modern periodAncient historyHigh Middle AgesModern history

Question 8: [1][2] Since the 19th century, humanism has been associated with an ________ inherited from the 18th-century Enlightenment philosophes.
Immanuel KantDavid HumeRed Terror (Spain)Anti-clericalism

Question 9: 1952), based in Mystras, Greece (but in contact with humanists in Florence, Venice, and Rome) taught a Christianized version of pagan ________.
TheologyMonotheismPolytheismPantheism

Question 10: International Humanist
and Ethical Union (IHEU)

American Humanist Association
________
National Secular Society
Gay and Lesbian Humanist AssociationBritish Humanist AssociationHumanismSecular humanism
















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