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The Challenges of Globalization: Rethinking Nature, Culture, and Freedom / Edition 1

The Challenges of Globalization: Rethinking Nature, Culture, and Freedom / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9781405173568
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/13/2007
Series: AJES - Studies in Economic Reform and Social Justice Series
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Steven V. Hicks is Professor and Chair of Philosophy at Queens College of the City University of New York. He is the author of numerous articles on Hegel, Nietzsche, and 19th-century German philosophy and literature. His books include International Law and the Possibility of a Just World Order (1999), Mythos and Logos: How to Regain the Love of Wisdom (2004), and Reading Nietzsche at the Margins (forthcoming 2007). He has served on the board of editorial consultants for the History of Philosophy Quarterly (2001–2004), and he is currently the editor of the special book series Universal Justice of Editions Rodopi. From 2003–2005 he served as president of the ISUD. An earlier version of this essay was presented as the Presidential Address at the inaugural session of the ISUD Sixth World Congress, University of Helsinki, Finland, July 15, 2005.

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments   Steven V. Hicks   Daniel E. Shannon     1
Editorial Introduction: Rethinking Nature, Culture, and Freedom   Steven V. Hicks     7
Global Justice, Democracy, and Universal Dialogue
From a State of War to Perpetual Peace   Edward Demenchonok     25
Discourse Ethics, Democracy, and International Law: Toward a Globalization of Practical Reason   Karl-Otto Apel     49
Rethinking Global Justice from the Perspective of All Living Nature and What Difference it Makes   James P. Sterba     71
Human Rights, Global Justice, and Disaggregated States: John Rawls, Onora O'Neill, and Anne-Marie Slaughter   Alyssa R. Bernstein     87
Rethinking Nature: Globalization and the Challenges of Environmental Ethics
Beyond Intrinsic Value: Undermining the Justification of Ecoterrorism   Charles S. Brown     113
Does Kant Have Anything to Teach Us about Environmental Ethics?   Marc Lucht     127
Rethinking Culture: Globalization and the Challenges of Interculturality
A Cultural Critique of Cultural Relativism   Xiaorong Li     151
Culture, Evil, and Horror   Paul Santilli     173
Rethinking Freedom: Persons and the Challenges of Autonomy
Persons: Natural, Functional, or Ethical Kind?   John P. Lizza     195
The Subject of Freedom at the End of History: Socialism Beyond Humanism   John Sanbonmatsu     217
Conclusion: The Challenges of Globalization-A Non-Western Perspective
A Rediscovery of Heaven-and-Human Oneness   Keping Wang     237
Index     261

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