Ideas that matter [electronic resource] : the concepts that shape the 21st century / A. C. Grayling.

Ideas can, and do, change the world. Just as Marxism, existentialism, and feminism shaped the last century, so fundamentalism, globalization, and bioethics are transforming our world now. In "Ideas that Matter," renowned philosopher A.C. Grayling provides a personal dictionary of the ideas that will...

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Main Author: Grayling, A. C.
Language:English
Published: New York : Basic Books, c2010.
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Ideas That Matter : The Concepts That Shape the 21st Century
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505 0 |a Absolutism -- Accommodation Theory -- Activism -- Advertising -- Aesthetics -- Biodiversity -- Bioethics -- Biology -- Biopoiesis -- Black consciousness -- Black holes -- Black power -- Buddhism -- Business ethics -- Capitalism -- Catholicism -- Christianity -- Civilization -- Class -- Cloning -- Cognitive Science -- Cognitive therapy -- Communism -- Consequentialism -- Consumerism -- Creationism -- Daoism (Taoism) -- Democracy -- Deontology -- Economics -- Education -- Egoism -- Enlightenment -- Epistemology -- Equality -- Ethics -- Ethics, history of -- Ethnocentrism -- Euthanasia -- Evolution -- Existentialism -- Experimental philosophy -- Falsifiability -- Fascism -- Feminism -- Freedom of speech -- Fundamentalism -- Future, the -- Game theory -- Globalization -- Hinduism and Brahmanism -- History -- Humanism -- Human rights -- Identity -- Internet -- Intuitionism, mathematical and logical -- Irrationalism -- Islam -- Judaism -- Justice -- Law -- Liberalism -- Liberty -- Logic -- Logic, fallacies of informal -- Love -- Marxism -- Meaning, theory of -- Metaphysics -- Mind, philosophy of -- Multiculturalism -- Nationalism -- Neoconservatism -- Neurophilosophy -- Neuroscience -- Orthodox Christianity -- Philosophy -- Politics -- Positivism and logical positivism -- Postmodernism -- Privacy -- Protestantism -- Psychoanalysis -- Psychology -- Punishment -- Quantum mechanics -- Racism -- Realism -- Relativism -- Relativity -- Religion -- Romanticism -- Skepticism -- Science -- Scientific revolutions -- Secularism -- Slavery -- Socialism -- Sociobiology -- Standard model -- String theory -- Technology -- Terrorism -- Tolerance -- Totalitarianism -- Truth -- Utopia -- Vegetarianism -- Verificationism -- Virtue ethics -- War -- War crimes -- Wealth -- Westernization -- Xenophobia -- Zeitgeist. 
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