Alternative Visions: Paths in the Global Village (Philosophy and the Global Context)

Alternative Visions: Paths in the Global Village (Philosophy and the Global Context)

By: Fred R. Dallmayr (author)Paperback

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Globalization is often seen as a process of universal standardization under the auspices of market economics, technology, and hegemonic power. Resisting this process without endorsing parochial self-enclosure, Fred Dallmayr explores alternative visions that are rooted in distinct vernacular traditions and facilitate cross-cultural learning in an open-ended global arena.

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Fred Dallmayr is Packey J. Dee Professor of Political Theory at the University of Notre Dame. He is the author of numerous books, including Beyond Orientalism: Essays on Cross-Cultural Encounter, The Other Heidegger, and G. W. F. Hegel: Modernity and Politics.


Chapter 1 Introduction Part 2 Part I. Modernity and Its Disontents Chapter 3 Truth and Difference: Some Lessons from Herder Chapter 4 The Politics of Nonidentity: Adorno, Postmodernism, and Edward Said Chapter 5 Liberation Perspectives East and West Chapter 6 Satyagraha: Gandhi's Truth Revisited Chapter 7 Humanity and Humanization: Comments on Confucianism Chapter 8 Liberating Remembrance: Thoughts on Ethics, Politics, and Recollection Part 9 Part II. Nationalism, Globalism, and Development Chapter 10 "Return to the Source": African Identity (After Cabral) Chapter 11 Nationalism in South Asia: Some Theoretical Points Chapter 12 Global Development? Alternative Voices from Delhi Chapter 13 Culture and Global Development Chapter 14 "Rights" Versus "Rites": Justice and Global Democracy Chapter 15 An "Inoperative" Global Community? Reflections on Nancy

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  • publication date: 01/04/1998
  • ISBN13: 9780847687688
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780847687688
  • weight: 490
  • ISBN10: 0847687686

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