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Integral Pluralism: Beyond Culture Wars

Fred Dallmayr


In addition to war, terrorism, and unchecked military violence, modernity is also subject to less visible but no less venomous conflicts. Global in nature, these “culture wars” exacerbate the tensions between tradition and innovation, virtue and freedom. This book charts a course beyond these persistent but curable dichotomies. Consulting diverse fields such as philosophy, literature, political science, and religious studies, the book equates modern history with a process of steady pluralization. This process, which the book calls “integral pluralism,” requires new connections and creates ethi ... More

Keywords: war, terrorism, military violence, modernity, culture wars, pluralisation, integral pluralism, ethical responsibilities, Carl Schmitt, Religious Right

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780813125718
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813125718.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Fred Dallmayr, author