The "new Culture: From a Modern Perspective by Weiping SunThe "new Culture: From a Modern Perspective by Weiping Sun

The "new Culture: From a Modern Perspective

byWeiping Sun, Mingcang Zhang

Hardcover | September 3, 2015

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Contemporary China, in an era of globalization and in the midst of transition, now faces both great opportunities and unprecedented challenges. People are more and more becoming "economic man," "technological man" and "one-dimensional man," and are increasingly losing the virtue, dignity and beauty of human nature. When humanity's habitat grows smaller and smaller as economic, technological, informational and social interaction become more and more intense, while conflicts of interest and clashing values are growing increasingly heated, how should different religions, national groups and states deal with each other? As environmental pollution worsens, our ecosystem becomes increasingly unstable and population growth becomes an unbearable burden, where shall we look for a homeland where we can rest our weary minds? . To answer these daunting questions and address their attendant challenges, all human activities, including institutional arrangements, economic constructions, and science and the arts, must all start from the change of humankind, re-think the true nature of humankind and its needs, and consider the prospect of humankind evolving into a "better humankind." This book is an exploration of such inquires.

Title:The "new Culture: From a Modern PerspectiveFormat:HardcoverDimensions:218 pagesPublished:September 3, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3662480107

ISBN - 13:9783662480106

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Table of Contents

The Rationalization of Economic Growth: Critique of Economic Activities and Human Existence.- The Revolution of Knowledge Value:Ethical Considerations in the New Economic Age.- "Human Beings Are Born Political Animals": Official Rank Orientation, Power Control and Political Democratization.- The Rule of Man and the Rule of Law: the Safeguard of Law and Human Rights.- The Culturalization of Humans by Morality: Morality and Human Cultivation and Improvement.- Knowledge Is Power: Science and the Elevation of Humans.- Technology from the Humanistic Perspective: the Social and Cultural Results of the Technological Development.- The Anxiety of Growing Up: Education and Human Cultivation and Development.- The Illusionary Sun: Religion, Human Life and Cultural Reconstruction.- The Protection of Human Environment: the Ecological Environment and Human Subsistent Development.