Can There be Life Without the Other?

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António Pinto Ribeiro
Carcanet, 2009 - Political Science - 173 pages
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Scholars and thinkers at the forefront of cultural debate bring global perspectives to bear on the issues for a peaceful, sustainable future in this dynamic volume of timely essays. The 13 papers included in this multidisciplinary collection span politics, anthropology, environmental studies, social psychology, and cultural studies. Exploring the risks that must be taken, and the possibilities that require imagination to create, the framework for a dialogue between peoples and a peaceful coexistence emerges as the contributors address how humans can learn to live with one another.

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Contents

Towards a Critique ofAmartya
16
Intimacy Violence and the Production of Social
44
The Burden of Identity
65
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

António Pinto Ribeiro is a university lecturer, a consultant and curator, and a writer. He has written for several publications and is the author of The State of the World. He is the former artistic director for the Cultural Centre in Lisbon and is a consultant at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon.

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