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The Council for Research in Values and Philosophy
Cultural Heritage & Contemporary Change
Studies on the cultural sources and foundations of values and the role of this heritage in building the future
George F. McLean, General Editor
Today there is urgent need to search out human wisdom regarding the nature and dignity of the person, the goal of the transformation of our environment, and the relation of both to the quality of personal and social life.
Mathew C. Martin
Council for Research on Values and Philosophy - OST
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San Antonio, TX 78216
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Series I -- Culture and Value
Studies on nature of values, pluralism and relations between cultures as applied to urbanization, ethics and civil society, and other contemporary issues.
Series II -- African and Islamic Philosophical Studies
Studies done by African scholars on philosophical articulations of the distinctive identities of African cultures and their efforts to cope with contemporary transformations, etc. Studies also contributed by Moslem scholars on the meaning of fidelity to a religious tradition for life in our day.
Studies on nature, man and society, tradition and modernization, ethics, urbanization, etc. done by scholars from Eastern, Central, Southeastern and Southern Asian countries.
Series IV -- European Philosophical Studies
Studies by the Academies of Science and Universities of Central and Eastern Europe reflecting the struggle of peoples to rediscover their identities after a depersonalizing universalist ideology and to rebuild democratic structures.
Background of social problems and foundations for the realization of human rights, social critique and reconstruction in Central and South America.
Studies by teams of philosophers, psychologists and professors of education on the bases for moral growth and implications for the role of the school in society; Related volumes from Latin America and Taiwan.
The volumes progress from the relation of the person to nature, society and God; to society and its characteristics of unity, justice and progress; to culture and its morality and symbols; and to the challenges of globalization.