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Author Jullien, Fran├žois, 1951-, author
Title On the universal : the uniform, the common and dialogue between cultures / Fran├žois Jullien ; translated by Michael Richardson and Krzysztof Fijalkowski
Imprint Cambridge : Polity Press, [2014]
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  B105.U5 J7813 2014    AVAILABLE    30520020797768
 CLP Library  146.79 J94-10    AVAILABLE    30580003164733
Edition English edition
Descript xiii, 189 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Originally published as De l'universel, de l'uniforme, du commun et du dialogue entre les cultures in 2008
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-181) and index
On the universal -- On the uniform -- On the common -- From the advent of the state to the cosmo-political extension of the common -- The other level: the universal as a logical category of philosophy -- First encounter of the universal and the common: Roman citizenship extended to the empire -- Paul and the matter of going beyond all communitarianism in Christian universalism -- Does the question of the universal arise in other cultures? -- Are there universal notions?: a cultural universal having ideal status -- On human rights: the notion of universalizing -- From where is the common derived if it is neither synthesis, denominator nor foundation? -- On 'cultures': divergences of language, the resources of thought -- Constructing the dialogue between cultures to counter the surrounding uniformization; human self-reflection
Subject Universals (Philosophy)
Alt Author Richardson, Michael, translator
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