Francis X. Duggan (essay date 1966)
SOURCE: Duggan, Francis X. “Humanism and Naturalism.” In Paul Elmer More, pp. 133-42. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1966.
[In the following excerpt, Duggan explores More's association with the New Humanists, focusing on the attack on his ideas in C. Hartley Grattan's The Critique of Humanism.]
THE NEW HUMANISM
Throughout the first three decades of the century Irving Babbitt and Paul Elmer More had been attracting a number of disciples and supporters who, despite their differences, were sufficiently united in principles and general aims to be known by and to acknowledge a common designation. These were the New Humanists of the 1920's and...
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