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Shaping a humane world : civilizations, axial times, modernities, humanisms, Oliver Kozlarek, Jörn Rüsen, Ernst Wolff (eds)

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Shaping a humane world : civilizations, axial times, modernities, humanisms
Title
Shaping a humane world
Title remainder
civilizations, axial times, modernities, humanisms
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Oliver Kozlarek, Jörn Rüsen, Ernst Wolff (eds)
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eng
Summary
The generation of meaning is the primary precondition for acting and thinking. The essays in this volume contribute to a discourse on this matter with a decentred, globalized world in mind. The notions civilization, humanism and modernity - far from being exclusively Western ideas - may facilitate joint efforts of reflecting on the universality of current human conditions, particularly since such reflexion is possible from particular cultural perspectives. Modernity presents us with a second Axial Time in which the quest for a plural, but shared, humane world is the challenge --
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  • Kozlarek, Oliver
  • Rüsen, Jörn
  • Wolff, Ernst
  • Stiftung Mercator
  • Wissenschaftszentrum Nordrhein-Westfalen
Series statement
Being human: caught in the web of cultures
Series volume
v. 15
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  • Civilization
  • Humanism
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Shaping a humane world : civilizations, axial times, modernities, humanisms, Oliver Kozlarek, Jörn Rüsen, Ernst Wolff (eds)
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"This book is a product of a joint project on 'Humanism in the Era of Globalization: an Intercultural Dialogue on Humanity, Culture, and Values, ' which took place between 2006 and 2009. It was sponsored by the Stiftung Mercator and organized by the Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut in Essen"--Page [7]
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
Foreword Oliver Kozlarek/Jörn Rüsen/Ernst Wolffe 7 Introduction. Towards a Humane World of Many Worlds Oliver Kozlarek/Jörn Rüsen/Ernst Wolff 9 I. THE SHAPE OF HISTORY I.1 Habitus - Means - Worldliness. Technics in the Formation of Civilizations Ernst Wolff 25 I.2 Humanism. Anthropology - Axial Ages - Modernities Jörn Rüsen 55 I.3 Reinterpretation of Civilization. Two-way Interaction, Multiple Perspectives, and Awareness of Issues Zhang Jie 81 II. THE BREAKTHROUGH OF AXIAL TIMES AND MODERNITITES II.1 On Axial Ages and other Thresholds between Epochs Bernhard Giesen 95 II.2 The Axial Age and Islam. Reflections on World and History Today Georg Stauth 111 II.3 The Theory of the Axial Age Revisited from a Theological Perspective Georg Essen 147 II.4 How Unique is East Asian Modernity? Volker H. Schmidt 157 III. CHALLENGES AND PARADIGMS OF HUMANITY III.1 Humanisms, the Still Unfulfilled Promise of the Axial Age of Modernity Oliver Kozlarek 197 III.2 The Arena Games in the Roman Empire. A Contribution to the Explanation of the History of Morals and Humanity Georg W. Oesterdiekhoff 211 III.3 Classical Tradition, Humanity, Occidental Humanism. Hellenic-Roman Civilization and its Claim for Universal Validity Hubert Cancik 245 III.4 Humanity as Trans-Individuality. Tang Junyi s (1909-1978) Philosophy of Renwen Humanism Stephan Schmidt
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FIEb17490601
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
289 pages
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9783837619416
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rdamedia.
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(OCoLC)795695622
Label
Shaping a humane world : civilizations, axial times, modernities, humanisms, Oliver Kozlarek, Jörn Rüsen, Ernst Wolff (eds)
Publication
Copyright
Note
"This book is a product of a joint project on 'Humanism in the Era of Globalization: an Intercultural Dialogue on Humanity, Culture, and Values, ' which took place between 2006 and 2009. It was sponsored by the Stiftung Mercator and organized by the Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut in Essen"--Page [7]
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Foreword Oliver Kozlarek/Jörn Rüsen/Ernst Wolffe 7 Introduction. Towards a Humane World of Many Worlds Oliver Kozlarek/Jörn Rüsen/Ernst Wolff 9 I. THE SHAPE OF HISTORY I.1 Habitus - Means - Worldliness. Technics in the Formation of Civilizations Ernst Wolff 25 I.2 Humanism. Anthropology - Axial Ages - Modernities Jörn Rüsen 55 I.3 Reinterpretation of Civilization. Two-way Interaction, Multiple Perspectives, and Awareness of Issues Zhang Jie 81 II. THE BREAKTHROUGH OF AXIAL TIMES AND MODERNITITES II.1 On Axial Ages and other Thresholds between Epochs Bernhard Giesen 95 II.2 The Axial Age and Islam. Reflections on World and History Today Georg Stauth 111 II.3 The Theory of the Axial Age Revisited from a Theological Perspective Georg Essen 147 II.4 How Unique is East Asian Modernity? Volker H. Schmidt 157 III. CHALLENGES AND PARADIGMS OF HUMANITY III.1 Humanisms, the Still Unfulfilled Promise of the Axial Age of Modernity Oliver Kozlarek 197 III.2 The Arena Games in the Roman Empire. A Contribution to the Explanation of the History of Morals and Humanity Georg W. Oesterdiekhoff 211 III.3 Classical Tradition, Humanity, Occidental Humanism. Hellenic-Roman Civilization and its Claim for Universal Validity Hubert Cancik 245 III.4 Humanity as Trans-Individuality. Tang Junyi s (1909-1978) Philosophy of Renwen Humanism Stephan Schmidt
Control code
FIEb17490601
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
289 pages
Isbn
9783837619416
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)795695622

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