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Clash within Civilisations: Coming to Terms with Cultural Conflicts
     

Clash within Civilisations: Coming to Terms with Cultural Conflicts

by Dieter Senghaas
 

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ISBN-10: 0415262283

ISBN-13: 9780415262286

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415262286
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/2001
Series:
RIPE Series in Global Political Economy Series , #5
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

I. Pluralization and Politicization: Challenges for Cultures
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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