Alternative Visions: Paths in the Global Village

Alternative Visions: Paths in the Global Village

by Fred Dallmayr


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780847687688
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 04/02/1998
Series: Philosophy and the Global Context Series
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 8.94(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

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.

Table of Contents

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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