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A global ethic for global politics and economics [electronic resource] / Hans Küng ; [translated by John Bowden from the German].

Author/Creator:
Küng, Hans, 1928-2021.
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (334 p.)
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Subjects:
Ethics.
World politics -- 1989-.
International economic relations.
International economic relations -- Religious aspects.
Religion and international relations.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
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
Contents:
Contents; Wanted - 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
NO; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Notes:
"English translation first published 1997 by SCM Press Ltd., London"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [278]-303) and index.
ISBN:
1-280-53001-4
0-19-535278-5
1-4294-0157-5
OCLC:
228168569