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Empathic Civilization The Race to Global Consciousness in a World in Crisis

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ISBN-10: 1585427659

ISBN-13: 9781585427659

Edition: 2009

Authors: Jeremy Rifkin

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"One of the leading big-picture thinkers of our day" (Utne Reader) delivers his boldest work in this erudite, tough-minded, and far-reaching manifesto. Never has the world seemed so completely united-in the form of communication, commerce, and culture-and so savagely torn apart-in the form of war, financial meltdown, global warming, and even the migration of diseases. No matter how much we put our minds to the task of meeting the challenges of a rapidly globalizing world, the human race seems to continually come up short, unable to muster the collective mental resources to truly "think globally and act locally." In his most ambitious book to date, bestselling social critic Jeremy Rifkin…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/31/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 688
Size: 6.31" wide x 9.31" long x 2.06" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

The Hidden Paradox of Human History
Homo Empathicus
The New View of Human Nature
A Sentient Interpretation of Biological Evolution
Becoming Human
Rethinking the Meaning of the Human Journey
Empathy And Civilization
The Ancient Theological Brain and Patriarchal Economy
Cosmopolitan Rome and the Rise of Urban Christianity
The Soft Industrial Revolution of the Late Medieval Era and the Birth of Humanism
Ideological Thinking in a Modern Market Economy
Psychological Consciousness in a Postmodern Existential World
The Age Of Empathy
The Climb to Global Peak Empathy
The Planetary Entropic Abyss
The Emerging Era of Distributed Capitalism
The Theatrical Self in an Improvisational Society
Biosphere Consciousness in a Climax Economy
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