Seven Hundred Years of Humanist Freethinking, Inquiry, and Hope
Explore seven centuries of humanism in this sweeping history by the bestselling author of How to Live and At the Existentialist Caf�. Sarah Bakewell examines the personal, individual, and deeply human matter of humanism, taking readers on a grand intellectual adventure through the perspectives of writers, thinkers, scientists, and artists. From Erasmus to Bertrand Russell to Zora Neale Hurston, Bakewell celebrates the enduring power of this expansive tradition of thought that places shared humanity, cultural vibrancy, and moral responsibility at the center of our lives. A joyful celebration of the human spirit and a recentering call to care for one another, Humanly Possible reminds us that we are all, together, only human.