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Author Jin, Zhouying, author
Title Ren lei xu yao shi me yang de wei lai. English
The future of humanity : global civilization and China's rejuvenation / by Zhouying Jin ; translated by Lane Jennings and Ying Bai
Imprint Bristol ; Chicago, IL : Intellect, 2018
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 Chinese Lit.&Phi. Lib.  191.92 J61/ J54    AVAILABLE    30580003514184
Descript xix, 299 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Series Intellect China Library series, 2059-1985
Intellect China Library series. 2059-1985
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-295)
Machine generated contents note: Where is humanity headed? -- Concerning human evolution -- What is technology? -- On future civilization -- Sustainable development and human beings -- Understanding China -- ch. 1 Deep Concern Over the Direction of Technology Development -- The technological revolution now unfolding -- The syndrome of technology worship -- Anxiety disorder due to technology -- Concerns over the direction of human evolution -- ch. 2 What Is Technology? -- Technology in the broad sense -- Soft technology has been ignored for a long time -- The significance of understanding soft technology -- What determines the direction of technological innovation? -- ch. 3 The Crisis in Human Civilization Driven by the Theory of Scientific and Technological Omnipotence -- The imminent disaster facing science and technology -- The crisis of human civilization -- The integration of hard and soft technologies in the field of human life and its risks -- Human progress as the ability to control their own destiny -- ch. 4 What Kind of Civilization Should Human Beings Pursue? -- Exploring the future evolution of humanity from social-humanity perspectives -- What kind of civilization should human beings pursue after the Industrial Civilization? -- The Global Civilization: The cultural foundation for jointly building future human happiness -- ch. 5 Future Civilization and Sustainable Human Development -- Redefining sustainable development -- Human sustainability depends on what civilization we choose -- Realizing sustainable development by adopting a systemic solution (the example of China) -- ch. 6 The Difficult Task of Creating a Global Civilization -- The transformation of civilization has a long way to go -- The development mode of each country can and should be unique -- Basic principles -- Beyond Global Civilization: The most worthy goal for human beings -- Prospect of the Great Civilization -- ch. 7 Can Humans Eventually Create a Great Civilization? -- The power of education and persuasion -- Human beings can and should agree on common values -- Ideal human societies have certain characteristics in common -- Human beings have never stopped striving to realize the ideal society -- ch. 8 Global Civilization and China's Rejuvenation -- Promoting green and innovative production activities (transforming the economic development model) -- Protecting and recycling natural resources and economizing to attain reasonable development (transforming the resource application model) -- Repairing, restoring, and protecting the environment (transforming the ecological protection model) -- Promoting social progress, building a harmonious society (transforming the social development model) -- Population trial (transforming the population development model) -- Striving to build an innovative country (from imitative innovation to independent innovation) -- Institutional experiment (implementing a socialist system with Chinese characteristics) -- China 2050: A splendid future lies ahead, but dangers still exist -- ch. 9 The Responsibility of Our Generation -- Reaching a consensus is key -- Changing how we think is the precondition for achieving consensus -- Education -- A better future cannot be predicted, but it can be created -- Tolerance and visionary thinking -- Be bold to take responsibility -- Transmitting the goal of realizing the Great Civilization to the next generation
"Translated by Lane Jennings and Ying Bai from the Chinese edition, What Kind of Future Does Humanity Need--Global Civilization and China's Rejuvenation (Changsha : Hunan Science and Technology Press, October 2016, ISBN 978-7-53578-569-5)"--Title page verso
Subject Civilization, Modern -- 21st century -- Philosophy
China -- Civilization -- 21st century
China -- Economic conditions -- 2000-
Alt Author Jennings, Lane, translator
Bai, Ying, 1969- translator
Alt Title Global civilization and China's rejuvenation
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