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The dignity of difference : how to avoid the clash of civilizations

Author: Jonathan Sacks
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. ed., [2nd ed.]View all editions and formats
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Jonathan Sacks' best selling book appears for the first time in paperback and has been revised in response to the controversy it caused. It presents a major global statement by a Jewish leader about  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Sacks
ISBN: 0826468500 9780826468505
OCLC Number: 56078102
Notes: Previous edition: 2002.
Awards: Runner-up for IndieFab awards (Philosophy) 2002
Description: viii, 216 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Globalization and its discontents --
The dignity of difference : exorcizing Plato's ghost --
Control : the imperative of responsibility --
Contribution : the moral case for the market economy --
Compassion : the idea of tzedakah --
Creativity : the imperative of education --
Co-operation : civil society and its institutions --
Conservation : environmental sustainability --
Conciliation : the power of a word to change the world --
A covenant of hope.
Responsibility: Jonathan Sacks.

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