A Transcendent Critique of Modernist Science, Society and Morals
By (author) Rajani K. Kanth
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Against Eurocentrism by Rajani K. Kanth
Book DescriptionThis book renders an uncompromising verdict on the 'scourge' of our millennium: modernism, itself the artifact of certain late Eurocentric propensities. Kanth argues that while modernism is possessed of some virtues, they are purchased at far too high a cost - indeed a cost that neither the species nor the planet can, on any scale, find affordable. Given the imminence and the gravity of this threat, he further suggests that no other posture is at all ecologically responsible. Kanth suggests, breaking with the manifold paradigms of European expansionism or find ourselves, soon enough, living on a planet damaged beyond recovery.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403967374
(216mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 8-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Rajani K. Kanth
Paradigms in Economic Development, Paperback (March 1994)
Presents an introduction to East Asian politics. This book uses a thematic approach to describe the political development of China, Japan, and Koreas since the mid-nineteenth century and analyzes the social, cultural, political, and economic features of each country.
Capitalism and Social Theory, Paperback (October 1992)» View all books by Rajani K. Kanth
This work examines the relationship between the theory of wealth and the theory of power. It examines various theories of class, state and power either explicitly or implicitly avowed in the diverse social science disciplines of politics, economics and sociology.
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Author Biography - Rajani K. Kanth
RAJANI KANTH is Visiting Professor of Economics at Duke University in North Carolina, USA.
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