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The future of truth and freedom in the global village : modernism and the challenges of the twenty-first century

Author: Thomas R McFaul
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger/ABC-CLIO, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thomas McFaul relates the two cornerstone ideas of truth and freedom to the development of Modernism and its impact on science, religion, ethics, economics, and politics. McFaul forecasts what life might be like in the year 2050. His well-reasoned conclusion is that any society's long-term viability rests on having the freedom to adapt to changes in the modern world in new and creative ways.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas R McFaul
ISBN: 9780313381966 0313381968 9780313381973 0313381976
OCLC Number: 429634792
Description: xii, 190 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: At the starting line --
Running the long race --
Pushing the polarities --
The butterfly --
Roaming around in the house --
Inside the big machine --
A common thread --
Bulging pocket --
Fifty plus one --
Heading into the future.
Other Titles: Future of truth & freedom in the global village
Responsibility: Thomas R. McFaul.

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This book offers a bold forecast of the year 2050 and what life will look like in the emerging global village.* Incorporates original materials and quotations throughout the text* Offers an  Read more...

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"McFaul (emeritus ethics and religious studies, North Central College, Illinois) releases the second volume in his trilogy about the future. The first, published in 2006, looks at peace and justice, Read more...

 
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