CULTURAL HERITAGE AND CONTEMPORARY CHANGE

SERIES VII, SEMINAR, CULTURE AND VALUES, VOLUME 22

General Editor

George F. McLean

 

 

Civil society as Democratic Practice

 

edited by

Antonio F. Perez

Semou Pathé Gueye

Fenggang Yang

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

INTRODUCTION

PART I. THE CHALLENGE OF A THIRD WAY BETWEEN

INDIVIDUALISM AND COLLECTIVISM

Chapter I. Democracy and Human Rights in the Aftermath of the Totalitarian Challenge

                  Miloslav Bednar

Chapter II. The Global Crisis of Culture and  the Prospects for Democratic Process

                   Levan Dalakishvili

Chapter III. Modeling and Valuing Reality: A Communitarian Perspective

                   Charles R. Dechert

Chapter IV. Democracy, Rationality and Civil Society

                    Anatoliy Karas

Chapter V. The Presence of Ethnicity as a Paradigm for Federal Governance

                  James K. Kigongo

Chapter VI. Civil Society and International Discourse

                 Antonio F. Perez

PART II. Democracy and civil society:

solidarity and subsidiarity

Chapter VII. Solidarity and Subsidiarity as the Social Exercise of Human Freedom

                    George F. McLean

Chapter VIII. Towards the Idea of Civil Society: Two Understandings of the Principle of Solidarity

                   Tatiana Sedova

Chapter IX. Public Sphere and Deliberative Democracy: Rethinking Politics

                  Semou Pathé Gueye

Chapter X. Solidarity and Subsidiarity as the Embodiment of Humanity and the Practice of Humanism

                  Wei Zhang

Chapter XI. Transforming the Socio-Cultural Hierarchy to Develop an Equitable "Civil Society"

                  Elinor Brown

Chapter XII. Husserl’s Phenomenology and Bohr’s Quantum Theory in Relation to the Art of Fiction and Democratic Society

                     Mamuka G. Dolidze

PART III. METAPHYSICAL AND RELIGIOUS BASIS

FOR CIVIL SOCIETY AS DEMOCRATIC PRACTICE

Chapter XIII. Civil Society and the Role of Christianity in China: A Preliminary Reflection

                     Fenggang Yang

Chapter XIV. Christian Values and Modern Bulgarian Culture

                       Georgi Kapriev

Chapter XV. Civil Society, Solidarity and Social Reformation in the Sufi Perspective

                     Sirajul Islam

Chapter XVI. Epistemology, Transcendental Understanding and Social Change: Suggestions for Social and Political Culture  

                      Mallika Rajaratnam

Chapter XVII. Civil Society: A Transpositional Understanding

                      Asha Mukherjee

Chapter XVIII. National Consciousness, Multiculturalism and Democratic Citizenship: Value Phenomena in the Formation of the Moral Identity of a Personality

                     Martin Zilinek



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