Inter-Civilization Relations and the Destiny of the West: Dialogue or Confrontation?

Inter-Civilization Relations and the Destiny of the West: Dialogue or Confrontation?

By: Victor Segesvary (author)Paperback

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Inter-Civilization Relations and the Destiny of the West examines in scholarly detail, historical and philosophical background to the current turning-point of history. Segesvary brings together hermeneutics and history, and, philosophy and politics in a thought-provoking synthesis which will interest politicians, diplomats and economic development specialists.

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Victor Segesvary is a retired senior UNDP advisor.

Contents

Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Introduction Part 3 Man and His Culture in the Ontological/Cosmic Perspective Chapter 4 The Evolutionary Framework Chapter 5 The Ontological/Cosmic Framework Chapter 6 The Uniqueness of Human Nature Part 7 Disjunction Between the Western and Other Cultural Worlds Chapter 8 From Utilitarian to Meaningful Rationality and Ethics Chapter 9 Interactive Social Order and Contemporary Society Chapter 10 Ethnicity and the Nation-State Chapter 11 Political Action and the State Chapter 12 Modernization as Framework of Economic Development Chapter 13 Conclusion Chapter 14 Notes Chapter 15 Bibliography Chapter 16 Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/07/2000
  • ISBN13: 9780761817246
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 328
  • ID: 9780761817246
  • weight: 431
  • ISBN10: 0761817247

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