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A global ethic for global politics and economics

Author: Hans Küng
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As the twentieth century draws to a close and the rush to globalization gathers momentum, political and economic considerations are crowding out vital ethical questions about the shape of our future. Now, Hans Kung, one of the world's preeminent Christian theologians, explores theseissues in a visionary and cautionary look at the coming global society. How can the new world order of the twenty first century avoid  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Küng, Hans, 1928-
Global ethic for global politics and economics.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1998
(DLC) 97030562
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Küng
ISBN: 0195352785 9780195352788 9780195352788 9780195122282 0195122283 1280530014 9781280530012 9786610530014 6610530017 1429401575 9781429401579
OCLC Number: 228168569
Language Note: English.
Notes: "English translation first published 1997 by SCM Press Ltd., London"--Title page verso
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 315 pages)
Contents: Wanted --
A Vision; A. Global Politics between Real Politics and Ideal Politics; I: The Old Real Politics Again?; II: No Moralizing Ideal Politics; III: Responsible Politics; IV: A Global Ethic as a Foundation for Global Society; V: World Peace --
A Challenge for the World Religions; B. The Global Economy between the Welfare State and Neocapitalism; I: Questions about Globalization; II: What Global Plan for Economic Policy?; III: Responsible Economics; IV: Ethic, Business and Managers; Conclusion; Notes; A Word of Thanks; Translator's Note; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M.
Other Titles: Weltethos für Weltpolitik und Weltwirtschaft.
Responsibility: Hans Küng ; [translated by John Bowden from the German].
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As the twentieth century draws to a close and the rush to globalization gathers momentum, political and economic considerations are crowding out vital ethical questions about the shape of our future. Now, Hans Kung, one of the world's preeminent Christian theologians, explores theseissues in a visionary and cautionary look at the coming global society. How can the new world order of the twenty first century avoid the horrors of the twentieth? Will nations form a real community or continue to aggressively pursue their own interests? Will the Machiavellian approaches of the past prevail ov.

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