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  • Format Soft Cover
  • ISBN 9780702188589
  • Edition 3rd Edition
  • PageCount 160
  • Published 2011

Higgs, P
Smith J


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These questions, taken from the text of Rethinking our World, challenge the reader to look critically and creatively at the many of society’s traditional beliefs. They encourage reader to look at their world differently by asking questions about change, identity and direction.  

Contents Include:

Chapter 1: Thinking clearly and learning from experience: the beginning of our new world
Chapter 2: Asking questions: challenging what the world tells us
Chapter 3: How in the world can we give our lives meaning?
Chapter 4: What of an African world?
Chapter 5: Can we change our world?
Chapter 6: Rethinking a woman’s world.
Chapter 7: Who in the world am I?
Chapter 8: Is there a world that speaks to us?
Chapter 9: Wilber’s world 
Chapter 10: Where in the world are we going?
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Of Interest and Benefit to:

Rethinking our World will be invaluable to undergraduate students in the human and social sciences, as well as to a more general readership.

Key Benefits:

The following major philosophies are covered on an introductory and interactive level:
• Logical empiricism
• Critical rationalism
• Critical theory
• Postmodernism
• Feminism
• African philosophy
• Ken Wilber’s Holon theory
The authors outline the major figures and basic principles of each philosophy, then analyse the type of thinking each approach encourages. They go on to challenge readers to examine ways in which the different approaches can be used to understand their world.