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Cultural otherness and beyond

Author: Chhanda Gupta; D P Chattopadhyaya
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 1998.
Series: Philosophy of history and culture, v. 19.
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This collection of essays deals with some pressing social, cultural and moral concerns. It addresses problems of trans-cultural and intra-cultural understanding due to diverse perceptions of various themes. Moving beyond Cultural Otherness its aim is to evolve linkages between alternative visions of convergent character avoiding the extremes of hegemonic globalization and radical relativism. This publication will  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chhanda Gupta; D P Chattopadhyaya
ISBN: 9004100261 9789004100268
OCLC Number: 38048378
Description: ix, 252 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Itihasa, history and historiography of civilization / D.P. Chattopadhyaya --
Flux in West and East / Joseph Margolis --
Satisfactions and obstacles in philosophizing across cultural boundaries / Frank J. Hoffman --
Understanding the self's others / Richard Shusterman --
Cultural objects / Kalyan Sen Gupta --
Some philosophical dimensions of the world crisis in the context of the transformation of the world / Pranab Kumar Sen --
Global development: alternative voices from Delhi / Fred Dallmayr --
Sex determination test in India: reinforcing the bias against women / Krishna Mallick --
On freedom, power, justice: feminist perspectives / Christina Schües --
Understanding human action: women's free acts as a case study / Chhanda Gupta --
Epilogue: Culture theory and practice: a framework for inter-cultural discourse / J.N. Mohanty.
Series Title: Philosophy of history and culture, v. 19.
Responsibility: edited by Chhanda Gupta and D.P. Chattopadhyaya.

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