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A global ethic for global politics and economics

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
eBook, English, 1998
Oxford University Press, New York, 1998
1 online resource (xvii, 315 pages)
9780195352788, 9780195352788, 9780195122282, 9781280530012, 9786610530014, 9781429401579, 0195352785, 0195122283, 1280530014, 6610530017, 1429401575
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
"English translation first published 1997 by SCM Press Ltd., London"--Title page verso