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Freedom and Solidarity: Toward New Beginnings

Fred Dallmayr

Abstract

This book explores the possibility of a transition from the modern paradigm—presently in a state of decay or disarray—toward new modes of life where freedom and solidarity would be reconciled, thus making possible a new flourishing of humanity on a global scale. However, it also acknowledges that antinomies of the past cannot quickly be exorcised by philosophical writings and that inherent conflicts in the modern paradigm may surface in virulent forms. Chapters 7 through 9 offer individual case studies that illustrate the difficulties involved in overcoming modern antinomies, especially the te ... More

Keywords: democracy, freedom, solidarity, social engagement, Protestant theology, Indian philosophy, Russia, human rights, individualism, civil disobedience

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780813165783
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813165783.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Fred Dallmayr, author
University of Notre Dame