Recent Trends in Global Philosophy

Cynthia Townley

in The Oxford Handbook of World Philosophy

Published in print May 2011 | ISBN: 9780195328998
Published online September 2011 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks

Recent Trends in Global Philosophy

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This part of the book examines globalization and how it continues to transform philosophy. Non-Western philosophical communities are becoming more prominent in the global philosophical sphere, and the problems non-Western philosophers analyse, the solutions they put forward, and the ideas they inject into world philosophy are coming to center stage. This part of the book outlines the analysis to follow, which illustrates a number of aspects of globalization, such as global feminism, Native American philosophy, environmental philosophy, cosmopolitanism, and the theory of reparations.

Keywords: globalization; feminism; Native American philosophy; environmental philosophy; cosmopolitanism; theory of reparations

Article.  1350 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy ; Non-Western Philosophy

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