Archie J. Bahm
Archie J. Bahm
|Born||21 August 1907|
|Died||12 March 1996(aged 88)|
|Occupation||Prof. at the University of New Mexico|
Bahm served as Acting Chair of the University of New Mexico's Department of Philosophy from 1954 to 1955 and again from 1964 to 1965. He was a member of numerous committees to support and promote the exchange of philosophical ideas and organized the Albuquerque Chapter of the Southwestern Regional American Humanist Association[permanent dead link] in 1954. He was one of the signers of the Humanist Manifesto. He was also an organizer, past president, and past secretary-treasurer of the New Mexico Philosophical Society.
Bahm in 1933 contributed “A Religious Affirmation” to The New Humanist, listing items that “a person should”:
- Be creedless; that is, be intelligent enough to make adaptations without dependence upon some formula.
- Be self-reliant; that is, be not dependent upon supernatural agency for intellectual support or moral guidance.
- Be critical; that is, question assumptions and seek certitude scientifically.
- Be tolerant; that is, be open-minded and hold conclusions tentatively.
- Be active; that is, live today and grow by exercising his capacities.
- Be efficient; that is, accomplish the most with the least effort.
- Be versatile; that is, vary his interests to attain a variety of interesting thoughts.
- Be cooperative; that is, find some of his satisfactions in social activities.
- Be appreciative; that is, make the present enjoyable by his attitude.
- Be idealistic; that is, create and live by ideals which he finds inspiring.
- Aforismos del Yoga (with Patanjali)
- Axiology: The Science of Values
- Comparative Philosophy: Western, Indian, and Chinese Philosophies Compared
- Comparative Aesthetics
- Computocracy - Government by Computer Users
- Directory of American Philosophers, 1968-69
- Directory of American Philosophers, 1970-71
- Directory of American Philosophers, 1972-73
- Directory of American Philosophers, 1973-81
- Directory of American Philosophers, 1982-83
- Directory of American Philosophers, 1984-91
- Directory of American Philosophers, 1992-93
- Directory of American Philosophers, 1994-2000
- Directory of American Philosophers 2000-2001
- Directory of American Philosophers, 2002-2003
- Epistemology: Theory of Knowledge
- Ethics: The Science of Oughtness
- Ethics as a Behavioral Science
- Executive Yoga
- The Heart of Confucius, Interpretations of Genuine Living and Great Wisdom - with sixteen Ming Dynasty Confucian Prints
- Metaphysics: An Introduction
- Organicism: Origin and Development, Life and Publications of the Author
- The Philosopher's World Model
- Philosophy: An Introduction
- Philosophy of the Buddha
- Polarity, Dialectic, and Organicity
- The Specialist: His Philosophy, His Disease, His Cure
- Tao Teh King by Lao Tzu
- What Is Philosophy?
- What Makes Acts Right?
- Why Be Moral?
- The World's Living Religions
- Yoga for Business Executives and Professional People
- Yoga Union with the Ultimate
- Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
- Inventory of the Archie J. Bahm Published Works, 1937–1993[permanent dead link] at University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research