Overview for Humanist Values: A Source Book
This is the enlarged and enriched second edition of Humanist values: A Source Book. Although there is so much talk of inculcating humanist values in the people, and although it is urgently necessary, this one continues to be the only satisfying book in the field. This book is of immense help to every well-meaning person by especial so to the social reformers, politicians, teachers, parents and the general students. By coincidence, it was found that the book is also useful to the candidates of various competitive examination. By adding six relevant topics to the original edition of the book, their need is not almost completely satisfied. Two more values" Truth; and Friendship, have also been added. Subject-matter of some earlier chapters has also been improved. Humanist Values are those objectives that intend to satisfy the needs and ambitions arising out of Human nature and are necessary for creating a happy, harmonious, progressing and an extremely lucid and clear style.
D.D. Bandiste (Author)
Dr. D.D. Bandiste, born in 1923, is educated in various provinces and universities of India. His matriculation is from Maharashtra, intermediate from Andhra, B.A. (with Hons, in Philosophy) from Assam, M.A. (in Philosophy and Psychology),L.L.B. from Uttar Pradesh and Ph.D. from Madhya Pradesh. Quite a few of his research papers have been published; his talks on philosophical topics have been broadcast on the AIR. He has also contributed to books edited by others. after teaching philosophy in various colleges affiliated to different universities, he has retired from the post of Professor of Philosophy, Govt. Arts and Commerce College, Indore (M.P.). His following books have been published: Subodh Samkhya Darshan, Bharateeya Darshanik Nibandh (ed.), The Ethics of Bertrand Russell, Manavendra Nath Roy, Nava Manav-vada, Devatma Ka Neetishastra (transation), New Humanism and Humanist Thought in Contemporary India.