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Descriptor English: Humanism
Descriptor Spanish: Humanismo
Descriptor Portuguese: Humanismo
Descriptor French: Humanisme
Tree number(s): K01.752.566.479.174
N05.350.835
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006808
Scope note: An ethical system which emphasizes human values and the personal worth of each individual, as well as concern for the dignity and freedom of humankind.
Allowable Qualifiers: HI history
Previous Indexing: Ethics (1966-1977)
Ethics, Medical (1966-1977)
Philosophy (1966-1977)
Philosophy, Medical (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 78
History Note: 78
DeCS ID: 6960
Unique ID: D006808
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/22
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
Humanism - Preferred
Concept UI M0010651
Scope note An ethical system which emphasizes human values and the personal worth of each individual, as well as concern for the dignity and freedom of humankind.
Preferred term Humanism



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