Chivalric Humanism is a branch of naturalism philosophy; that is, it is rooted in the belief that only natural forces operate in the world. Chivalric Humanism is characterized by its emphasis on virtue and excellence while also stressing that its adherents become champions for the rights of others in order to serve the common good. It is a form of humanism that explains the role of humans in the world and prescribes a rewarding purpose for our lives. What Chivalric Humanism seeks to do is create a new kind of chivalry for the modern age which promotes the sense of civic duty that is greatly lacking in other varieties of humanism philosophy books. It is through the purpose of civic duty that old and new chivalry can be linked together.