Prof. Daniel Shannon Publishes The Challenges of Globalization: Rethinking Nature, Culture, and Freedom
May 22, 2007
May 22, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - The Challenges of Globalization: Rethinking Nature, Culture, and Freedom, edited by Daniel Shannon, professor and chair of philosophy at DePauw University and Steven Hicks of Queens College, City University of New York, is now available. Published by Blackwell, the book "contains eleven essays dealing with the question of how to face the current challenges of globalization," according to a synopsis of the text.
It continues, "These essays examine topics ranging from global justice, international law, and human rights to ecoterrorism, cultural relativism, and the challenges of autonomy. Many of the essays included here discuss how a comprehensive ethical action is necessary in order to overcome repressive social, political, and cultural obstacles."
Most of the essays in The Challenges of Globalization were selected from the 2005 Sixth World Congress of the International Society for Universal Dialogue, which took place in Helsinki, Finland and was organized by Dr. Shannon.
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