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Globalization brings humans and cultures jointly, generating, as well as deep and wealthy encounters, exclusion, racism, xenophobia and asymmetries. the current publication takes those matters implicitly as its place to begin by way of completely reflecting on them from a standpoint of worldviews, as one of the approaches.

More in particular, it specializes in people’s implicit and specific interpretations and assumptions of the realm, of themselves and of others. frequently deeply rooted and difficult to alter, they've got a tremendous functionality, for with out them we might regularly have to query what we do and what we predict. of their absolutist shape, those assumptions may well develop into a barrier for open-mindedness, and for that reason for deep intercultural realizing and alternate. we have to discover a stability among either stances.

Intercultural philosophy attempts to fulfil this function, at the one hand by way of evaluating diverse cultures on a deep philosophical point, and for you to larger comprehend each one other’s center assumptions, and nevertheless via arguing for an intercultural philosophy grounded in particular circumstances. The contributions of this booklet conceive of "another attainable international" which doesn't condemn cultural and spiritual range as a detonator for "Clashes of Civilizations", yet particularly welcomes it as a resource of idea for all and of appreciate for the "different".

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