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Title:
The empathic civilization : the race to global consciousness in a world in crisis
Author:
Rifkin, Jeremy.
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Publication Information:
New York : J.P. Tarcher/Penguin, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
x, 674 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The hidden paradox of human history -- The new view of human nature -- A sentient interpretation of biological evolution -- Becoming human -- Rethinking the meaning of the human journey -- 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 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.
ISBN:
9781585427659
Format :
Book

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