Ethik und Politik heute: Verantwortliches Handeln in der by Björn Engholm, Wilfried Röhrich

By Björn Engholm, Wilfried Röhrich

Zum Politikum der Ethik Bjorn Engholm/ Wilfried Rohrich Das Katastrophische, darauf haben mahnende Stimmen hinge wiesen, ist zu einer Kategorie geworden, die nicht langer zur Vi sion, sondern derweilen zur Wahrnehmung zahlt. Das ist kaum ubertrieben, denn unsere technisch-industrielle Welt mit ihrer Zuspitzung zahlloser Konflikte birgt Unheilspotentiale in sich: Wir sind der Natur gefahrlicher geworden als sie unsje battle; wir haben sie so ausgebeutet, verformt und zerstort, dass unser eige nes Uberleben gefahrdet scheint. In dieser Bedrohung helfen weder Hoffnung noch Angst; es bedarf des Muts zum verantwort lichen Handeln. Und da die technologische Potenz kollektiv ist, kann nur kollektive, das heisst politische Macht sie auch bandi gen. Als notwendig erweist sich eine neue Qualitat von Ethik und Politik. Ein Jahrzehnt vor dem Jahr 2000 haben wir - der Minister prasident des Landes Schleswig-Holstein und Professoren der Christian-Albrechts-Universitat - namhafte Vordenker wie Hans Jonas, Karl-Otto Apel und Hans Kung zu einem Kongress nach Kiel eingeladen. Der vorliegende Band bringt Ergebnisse dieser Diskussi

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Basic Concepts: The Methodology of the Social Sciences (HSRC by J. Mouton

By J. Mouton

When you consider that its booklet in 1988, this has develop into one of many prime method textbooks in South African tertiary schooling. It offers an advent to the basic strategies of social technology study, and enhances books on particular study equipment and methods.

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China's New Place in a World in Crisis: Economic, by Ross Garnaut, Ligang Song, Wing Thye Woo

By Ross Garnaut, Ligang Song, Wing Thye Woo

The realm and China’s position in it were reworked over the last 12 months. The pressures for switch have come from the main critical worldwide monetary problem ever. The obstacle has speeded up China’s emergence as a very good energy. yet China and its international companions haven't begun to imagine or paintings in the course of the results of its new place for the governance of global affairs. China’s New position in a global in trouble discusses and offers in-depth research of the subsequent questions. How have China’s progress clients been suffering from the worldwide situation? How will the challenge and China’s reaction to it effect China’s significant family matters, equivalent to industrialisation, urbanisation and the reform of the state-owned zone of the financial system? How will the situation and the foreign community’s reaction to it have an effect on the swiftly rising new foreign order? what's going to be China’s, and different significant constructing countries’, new position? Can China and the realm be able of breaking the nexus among monetary development and environmental sustainability — specifically at the factor of weather switch?

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Understanding Industrial Society: A Sociological Guide by Robin Theobald

By Robin Theobald

This article introduces the reader to a sociological viewpoint on commercial society, geared toward scholars (both inside and outdoors the social sciences) who search a basic knowing of the social effects of monetary switch. because it assumes that almost all of its readers will finally prove operating in administration, the ebook focuses upon the organization and social relationships inside it, aiming to supply a normal history on the way to lay the rules for extra specific learn of organizational methods and the issues of administration. It therefore offers a sociological viewpoint on glossy societies for the overall reader/non-specialist reader. It makes a speciality of the financial system and on organization and gives a normal heritage and origin for extra, extra exact research.

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Contemporary Arts as Political Practice in Singapore by Wernmei Yong Ade, Lim Lee Ching

By Wernmei Yong Ade, Lim Lee Ching

This well timed assortment examines the modern arts as political perform, supplying severe perception into many of the extra debatable conversing issues that experience formed Singapore’s id as a country. targeting the function performed by way of modern arts in shaping Singapore’s political panorama because the kingdom celebrated 50 years of independence in 2015, the authors contemplate how politics is frequently perceived as that which limits the flourishing of the humanities. Contending that each one artwork is political, and that every one artwork shape is a sort of political perform, this assortment examines ways that the perform of artwork in Singapore redraws the bounds that conventionally separate arts from politics. It seriously examines the tenuous dating among the humanities and politics and provides a well timed reevaluation of the connection among the humanities and politics. In doing so, it opens a discussion among inventive perform and political perform that boosts the mutuality of either, instead of their exclusivity, and redefines the idea that of the political to illustrate that political involvement isn't an easy topic of partisan politics, yet has an inherently aesthetic measurement, and aesthetics an inherently political one.

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