usage: of or pertaining to a philosophy asserting human dignity and man's capacity for fulfillment through reason and scientific method and often rejecting religion; "the humanist belief in continuous emergent evolution"- Wendell Thomas
2. humanistic, humanist
usage: of or pertaining to Renaissance humanism; "the humanistic revival of learning"
3. humanist, humanistic, humane
usage: pertaining to or concerned with the humanities; "humanistic studies"; "a humane education"