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The human quality

Author: Aurelio Peccei
Publisher: Oxford, England : Pergamon Press, 1977. ©1977
Series: Pergamon international library of science, technology, engineering, and social studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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An autobiographical statement of the author's belief in the global approach to development and world problems. How can the human species survive the crisis of its own extraordinary techno-scientific success? In this truly unique book Aurelio Peccei shows us that the solution cannot be found in external factors. It must lie in re-establishing a sound cultural balance within man himself so that he becomes capable of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Peccei, Aurelio.
Human quality.
Oxford, England : Pergamon Press, ©1977
xii, 214 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aurelio Peccei
ISBN: 9781483285450 1483285456
OCLC Number: 899004290
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (227 pages).
Contents: Front Cover; The Human Quality; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1. A LIFE STORY; CHAPTER 2. THE CHANGED HUMAN CONDITION; 1. Man's Global Empire; 2. Man's New Role; 3. The Great Disorder Under Heaven; 4. Still Greater Changes Ahead; CHAPTER 3. UNCOMMON NEW VENTURES; 1. Making Ready; 2. Adela --
Business with a Mission; 3. The Metamorphosis of Multinationals; 4. IIASA --
Civilizing Systems Analysis; 5. The Chasm Ahead; CHAPTER 4. THE CLUB OF ROME; 1. The Predicament and the Problematique; 2. The Strange Birth of a Club; 3. How to put a Message Across. 4. Organizing a Non-organizationCHAPTER 5. TROUBLES OF GROWTH; 1. Jay W. Forrester's Spade-work; 2. Enter Dennis L. Meadows; 3. Limits Everywhere; CHAPTER 6. NEW STRATEGIES, NEW ORDER --
WHAT GOALS?; 1. On to Higher Thresholds; 2. Mankind at the Turning Point; 3. Reshaping the International Order; 4. About Food, Energy and Materials; 5. Time to Think About Goals; CHAPTER 7. THE HUMAN REVOLUTION; 1. Revolutionary Humanism; 2. Social Justice --
the Master Pillar; 3. On Freedom and Violence; 4. Human Development; CHAPTER 8. IDEAS ON THE MOVE; 1. Change or Disappear; 2. From Growth to Development. 3. From Sovereignty to Community4. The Right to Procreate; 5. Global Management of Natural Resources; CHAPTER 9. SIX MISSIONS FOR MANKIND; 1. Time to Act; 2. Six Missions to Start; 3. A Word to Conclude; INDEX.
Series Title: Pergamon international library of science, technology, engineering, and social studies.
Responsibility: by Aurelio Peccei.

Abstract:

An autobiographical statement of the author's belief in the global approach to development and world problems. How can the human species survive the crisis of its own extraordinary techno-scientific success? In this truly unique book Aurelio Peccei shows us that the solution cannot be found in external factors. It must lie in re-establishing a sound cultural balance within man himself so that he becomes capable of living in harmony with the new human condition and changed world environment. Only by a cultural revolution which changes the human quality can we control and orient the material rev.

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