Beyond Modernity: The Recovery of Person and Community in Global Times: Lectures in China and Vietnam

Council for Research in Values and Philosophy (2008)
Introduction -- Part I: Humanism : its modern construction and deconstruction -- The modern construction of the person -- The critique of modern humanism -- Part II: Pre-philosophical awareness of the foundations of human meaning -- Foundations for human meaning in totemic thought -- Myth as picturing human life and meaning -- Part III: The western notion of the person for global times -- Building the notion of the human person in western philosophy -- Human subjectivity and the unity and plurality of cultures -- Karol Wojtyla's philosophy of person as integration of being and consciousness -- Part IV: Asian paths for person and community -- Confucian harmony and humane progress -- Hinduism : metaphysical path to the holy.
Keywords Philosophical anthropology  Agent (Philosophy  Personalism  Humanism  Philosophy, Modern  Civilization, Modern
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Call number BD450.M355 2008
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