The Unfinished Project: Towards a Postmetaphysical Humanism

Routledge (2001)
Abstract
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
Keywords Humanism  Postmodernism
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
Options
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history
Request removal from index
Download options
Our Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 28,182
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Monthly downloads

Added to index

2009-01-28

Total downloads

8 ( #493,432 of 2,172,037 )

Recent downloads (6 months)

1 ( #325,337 of 2,172,037 )

How can I increase my downloads?

My notes
Sign in to use this feature


Discussion
Order:
There  are no threads in this forum
Nothing in this forum yet.

Other forums