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Becoming bamboo : western and eastern explorations of the meaning of life

Author: Robert Edgar Carter
Publisher: Montreal ; Buffalo : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bridging various dichotomies such as East/West, reason/emotion, male/female, and caring/justice, Robert Carter shows that ethics, environmental concern, caring, and joy in living are dependent on the growth and transformation of the self. Only by becoming aware of the interrelatedness of things, Carter reveals, can we become as supple and as strong as the bamboo tree, long the symbol of longevity and constancy.
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Additional Physical Format: Carter, Robert Edgar, 1937-
Becoming bamboo.
[Brantford : W. Ross MacDonald School, 1994
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Edgar Carter
ISBN: 0773508848 9780773508842 0773514104 9780773514102
OCLC Number: 27816444
Description: xvi, 224 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Ninian Smart --
1. Values and Valuation --
2. Kohlberg's Stage Seven --
3. Viktor Frankl and Logotherapy --
4. Relatedness --
5. Where Is Here? --
6. Deconstructing Meaning.
Responsibility: Robert E. Carter.

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Bridging various dichotomies such as East/West, reason/emotion, male/female, and caring/justice, Robert Carter shows that ethics, environmental concern, caring, and joy in living are dependent on the growth and transformation of the self. Only by becoming aware of the interrelatedness of things, Carter reveals, can we become as supple and as strong as the bamboo tree, long the symbol of longevity and constancy.

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"We are in a period of history in which a dialogue between East and West can no longer be considered a luxury. Survival in the twenty-first century may well depend on it. Becoming Bamboo comprises a Read more...

 
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