Beyond Orientalism: Essays on Cross-Cultural Encounter

Beyond Orientalism: Essays on Cross-Cultural Encounter

by Fred R. Dallmayr
     
 

Explores some steps toward non-assimilative encounters in the "global village."

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Explores some steps toward non-assimilative encounters in the "global village."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791430705
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
12/01/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.68(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction

I . MODES OF CROSS-CULTURAL ENCOUNTER
Reflections on 1492

II. GADAMER, DERRIDA, AND THE HERMENEUTICS OF DIFFERENCE

III. RADHAKRISHNAN ON BEING AND EXISTENCE

IV. HEIDEGGER, BHAKTI, AND VEDANTA
A Tribute to J. L. Mehta

V. EXIT FROM ORIENTALISM
Comments on Halbfass

VI. WESTERN THOUGHT AND INDIAN THOUGHT
Some Comparative Steps

VII. MODERNIZATION AND POSTMODERNIZATION
Whither India?

VIII. SUNYATA EAST AND WEST
Emptiness and Global Democracy

IX. DEMOCRACY AND MULTICULTURALISM

Notes
Index

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