- Are you confused by academic jargon? - Do you know your `discourse' from your `dialectic'? - Can you tell the difference between `anomie' and `alienation'? The Social Science Jargon Buster tackles the most confusing concepts in the social sciences, brea


Core definition

Various intellectual/ethical positionings that focus on the importance of human life, the significance of human experience, and the capacity of individuals to understand their worth and develop their potential.

Longer explanation

Where does ultimate power lie? With God, with spirits, with nature, – or with ordinary people? For humanists the answer is ...

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