Beyond Humanism: The Flourishing of Life, Self and Other

Voorkant
Springer, 17 apr. 2012 - 250 pagina's
This book seeks to set humanism on a new footing. No longer Enlightenment intuitions of an autonomous, disconnected, and rational self but a philosophy oriented towards the relationship between self and other. With this, it seeks to provide an escape from present egotism and narcissism in society. It discusses altruism as well as its limitations.
 

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Preface
Which Avenues? Which God? Beyond godservice
Free Will?
Levels offreedom Freedom fromothers
Language
Philosophy of theOther Issues
Otherhumanism
Notes
Index of Names
Copyright

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Over de auteur (2012)

BART NOOTEBOOM is Part-time Professor of Innovation Policy at Tilburg University, Netherlands. The author of numerous books and 350 articles he is a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. He was awarded the Kapp, Gunnar Myrdal and Schumpeter prizes. He has been scientific director of two research institutes, member of a government committee on technology policy, and a member of the Scientific Council for Government Policy.

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