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Does Ethics Have a Chance in a World of Consumers?

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$23.50 • £18.95 • €21.00

ISBN 9780674033511

Publication Date: 05/15/2009

Short

288 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

Institute for Human Sciences Vienna Lecture Series

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  • Introduction: Threats or Chances?
  • 1. What Chance of Ethics in the Globalized World of Consumers?
  • 2. Categorial Murder, or the Legacy of the Twentieth Century and How to Remember It
  • 3. Freedom in the Liquid-Modern Era
  • 4. Hurried Life, or Liquid-Modern Challenges to Education
  • 5. Out of the Frying Pan and into the Fire, or the Arts between Administration and the Markets
  • 6. Making the Planet Hospitable to Europe
  • Notes
  • Index

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