- the doctrine that people`s duty is to promote human welfare
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Hu·man`i·ta'ri·an·ism noun 1. (Theol. & Ch. Hist.)
The distinctive tenet of the humanitarians in denying the divinity of Christ; also, the whole system of doctrine based upon this view of Christ. 2. (Philos.)
The doctrine that man's obligations are limited to, and depen
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the doctrine that people`s duty is to promote human welfare
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• (n.) The distinctive tenet of the humanitarians in denying the divinity of Christ; also, the whole system of doctrine based upon this view of Christ. • (n.) The doctrine that man`s obligations are limited to, and dependent alone upon, man and the human relations.
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(from the article `social science`) Humanitarianism, though a very distinguishable current of thought in the century, was closely related to the idea of a science of society. For the ... Decisive impulses for achieving social change based on Christian ethics have been and are initiated by men and women in the grasp of a deep personal .....
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In its most general form, humanitarianism is an ethic of kindness, benevolence and sympathy extended universally and impartially to all human beings. Humanitarianism has been an evolving concept historically but universality is a common element in its evolution. No distinction is to be made in the face of suffering or abuse on grounds of gender, s
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(Lat. humanus, human) Any view in which interest in human values is central. Any moral or social program seeking to lessen suffering and increase welfare of human beings, often involving intense emotional devotion to social reform, sometimes extending to prevention of cruelty to animals. Philanthropy. Altruism. Worship of Humanity. Comtean doctri..
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