The Human Encounter and the Challenge of Coexistence
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||University of Minnesota Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $75.00|
| Book Description: |
In thisremarkable and often dazzling book, Paul Carter explores the conditions for sociabilityin a globalized future. He argues that we make many assumptions about communicationbut overlook barriers to understanding between strangers as well as the importanceof improvisation in overcoming these obstacles to meeting, offering novel ways ofpresenting the philosophical dimensions of waiting, meeting, and non‐meeting.