Flashcards in Ch24 - Pages 359 - 362 Deck (19):
The principle or practice of conserving (preserving) established traditions or institutions and opposing changes in them.
What is the Bible in terms of conservatism ?
It is the most powerful conservative force through the ages.
Nothing can be known except observable scientific "facts"
Invented and taught positivism; coined the term "sociology".
Formulated a system known as psychoanalysis.
Subconscious physical drives or irrational fears determine a man's actions.
Denies man's sinful nature by reducing man to the status of an animal or machine.
Ivan Pavlov, J. B. Watson, and B. F. Skinner
Separately developed behavioral psychology.
The philosophy that an idea or an action should be judged solely by its results, regardless of any moral or Scriptural considerations.
The "anti-philosophy" which claims that there is no truth or reality.
"All that man can do is take a leap of faith into the great unknown in hopes of achieving some kind of reality."
Said that, "God is dead" and there were no absolute values except "the will to power".
Developed progressive education.
Passing on traditional knowledge from generation to generation; the complete opposite of progressive education.
The belief that matters of morality should be based on consideration of the well-being of mankind in this present life.
Dependence upon man's reasonings and feelings alone, with no respects of God's authority.
A document which expressed point by point the "faith" of humanism.
Humanist Manifesto II
Proposed a design for a secular society on a planetary scale and said that faith in God was absurd.