Definitions

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  • adj. Opposing humanism

Etymologies

anti- +‎ humanist (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Despite their indefatigability in itemizing the rhetorical moves, the ancients stopped short of so antihumanist a line.

    BREAKFAST WITH SOCRATES

  • The elevation of the engineer's data-driven, linear, antihumanist mind might have something to do with this manifestation in search results.

    Anis Shivani: "Don't Be Evil": How Larry Page and Sergey Brin Really Think and Should We Worry About Google's Dominance

  • Lefaivre notes that this technique of murder was favored by the Borgia family, beginning with Rodrigo Borgia, who in 1464 was appointed prefect by the antihumanist Pope Paul II after the College of Abbreviators had been shut down.

    Architecture and Memory: The Renaissance Studioli of Federico da Montefeltro

  • Lazare erroneously-yet predictably-reports that Adolf Hitler was a "dedicated vegetarian," and goes on to enlighten his readers about what "most likely" drew Nazi dictator to vegetarianism: "its antihumanist and authoritarian elements."

    The State of "The Nation" (eat meat?)

  • I'd say this is true both theologically/philosophically and politically, in forms of antireligious secularism, reductive scientism, and antidemocratic and antihumanist totalitarianism, but in most cases the real issues are cultural and don't take such strongly ideological forms.

    Philocrites: David Neiwert on pseudo fascism.

  • There is a whiff here of the antihumanist views recently expounded by the British philosopher John Gray in Straw Dogs (2002), where he recommends a shamanic identification with animals as a corrective to human destructiveness and discontent.

    Disturbing the Peace

  • But regardless of whether we acknowledge the importance of Darwin's theory and accept its antihumanist implications and plenty of us deny one or both, we don't behave as though we understand the humiliation.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Proponents of natural gardening had been calling on their fellow green thumbs to stop planting exotic species in their backyards; Pollan did not mince words in communicating his distaste for the practice, suggesting it came out of an impulse that was "antihumanist" and "xenophobic," and even tracing its history back to a "mania for natural gardening" in Nazi-era Germany.

    Boston.com Top Stories

  • a part in his own salvation, so that he ran to predes - tinarian ideas which were later systematized by Calvin, and which gave the Reformation an antihumanist aspect.

    CHRISTIANITY IN HISTORY

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