As humanity becomes increasingly interconnected through globalization, the question of whether community is possible within culturally diverse societies has returned as a principal concern for contemporary thought. Lorenzo Simpson charges that the current discussion is stuck at an impasse-between postmodernism's fragmented notions of cultural difference and humanism's homogeneous versions of community. Simpson proposes an alternative-one that bridges cultural differences without erasing them. He argues that we must establish common aesthetic and ethical standards incorporating sensitivity to difference if we are to achieve cross-cultural understanding
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$95.20 used (37% off) $100.85 new (33% off) $115.82 direct from Amazon (23% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||B821.S546 2001|
|ISBN(s)||0415916372 9780415916370 9781135243029|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Seeing Oneself Through the Eyes of the Other: Asymmetrical Reciprocity and Self-Respect.Caze Marguerite la - 2008 - Hypatia 23 (3):118-135.
Similar books and articles
Special Section: Lorenzo Simpson's the Unfinished Project : Cosmopolitanism, Humanism and Meaning: A Reply to My Readers.Lorenzo C. Simpson - 2007 - Philosophy and Social Criticism 33 (3):319-341.
Humanism, Postmodernism, and Irony.Lorenzo Simpson - 1999 - Studies in Practical Philosophy 1 (1):114-132.
Special Section: Lorenzo Simpson's the Unfinished Project : `Y'all Don't Hear Me Now': On Lorenzo Simpson's the Unfinished Project.Robert Bernasconi - 2007 - Philosophy and Social Criticism 33 (3):289-299.
Renaissance Humanism: Foundations, Forms, and Legacy.Albert Rabil (ed.) - 1988 - University of Pennsylvania Press.
Special Section: Lorenzo Simpson' S the Unfinished Project : Sensibilities in Conflict: The Thought of Lorenzo Simpson.Robert Gooding-Williams - 2007 - Philosophy and Social Criticism 33 (3):275-287.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads8 ( #493,432 of 2,172,037 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #325,337 of 2,172,037 )
How can I increase my downloads?