Item description for Cultural Otherness and Beyond (Philosophy of History and Culture, V. 19) by Chhanda Gupta...
This collection of essays deals with some pressing social, cultural and moral concerns. It adresses problems of trans-cultural and intro-cultural understanding due to diverse perceptions of various themes. The aim of the volume is to evolve linkages between alternative visions of convergent character avoiding the extremes of hegemonic globalization and radical relativism. Themes included are alternative perceptions of: history and historiography; flux; satisfactions, and obstacles in cross-cultural understanding; a-self and other; cultural objects; world crisis; democracy and developments; bias against women in India; gender justice; women's freedom; and culture, theory and practice. The text should interest scholars of comparative philosophy, sociology, international relations and gender studies.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.6" Width: 6.3" Height: 0.8" Weight: 1.35 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 1998
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004100261 ISBN13 9789004100268