Clash within Civilisations: Coming to Terms with Cultural Conflictsby Dieter Senghaas
Pub. Date: 10/28/2001
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Expanding upon, and engaging with, the influential theories of Francis Fukuyama in The End of History, and Samuel Huntington in The Clash of Civilisations, this book is a major, and controversial, contribution to these key contemporary debates. Dieter Senghaas examines some of the most significant political issues we face today including pluralization, tolerance and the role of 'culture' in recent conflicts.
Table of Contents
1. Intercultural Philosophy in Today's World
2. Is there a Point to Looking Back? The Relevance of the Classical Chinese Philosophy for Modern China
3. Quest for Innovation: Islam and the Challenges of Pluralism
4. Homelessness vs. Public Order: Inquiries on Buddhism
5. From Spiritual to Modern Plurality? Hinduism at a Crossroads
6. Interim Observations
II. Clash of Cultures?
7. A Clash of Civilizations-an idee fixe?
8. The Realities of Cultural Struggles
9. On Asian and Other Values
10. Interim Observations
III. Communication about Cultures
11. Some Untimely Reflections on the Dialogue between Christians and Muslims or Pleading for a Reorientation of the Intercultural Dialogue
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