Definition of humanism:
secular humanism, humanitarianism.
While there is nothing in these letters that deviates from the psychological tradition in later eighteenth- century criticism, it is also evident that Ogilvie is not really an associationist, and that he is less interested in the creative functioning of the poetÃÂ¢Ã¢âÂ¬Ã¢âÂ¢ s imagination than in the precepts of a psychological humanism which underscore his criteria and give validity to his remarks on the range and appeal of lyric poetry.- "An Essay on the Lyric Poetry of the Ancients", John Ogilvie Commentator: Wallace Jackson.
Sir Richard Jebb, in his essay on " Humanism in Education," points out that even less than a hundred years ago the classics still held a virtual monopoly, so far as literary studies were concerned, in the public schools and universities of England.- "China and the Chinese", Herbert Allen Giles.
- "Reviews", Oscar Wilde.