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The empathic civilization
Bestselling social critic Jeremy Rifkin shows that the disconnection between our vision for the world and our ability to realize that vision lies in the current state of human consciousness.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -656) and index.
|LC Classifications||BJ1475 .R54 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 674 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||674|
|LC Control Number||2009036616|
The Empathic Civilization by Jeremy Rifkin, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(). Access a free summary of The Empathic Civilization, by Jeremy Rifkin other business, leadership and nonfiction books on getAbstract.8/
empathic drive. What is empathy - very complicated. When little babies in a nursery and one baby cries the other babies will cry in response they just don't know why, that's empathic distress it's built into their biology. Around two and a half years of age a child actually can begin to recognise himself in a mirror, that's. Despite the book's considerable length, it is also surprisingly limited in scope. Beyond demonstrating our inherent goodness Rifkin can offer little in the way of constructive, normative principles for actually building and achieving an "empathic civilization.".
“The Empathic Civilization: The Race to Global Consciousness in a World in Crisis” (Tarcher, ) offers a sweeping biological-social-psychological history of . Rifkin is the author of 21 books about the impact of scientific and technological changes on the economy, the workforce, society, and the environment. His most recent books include, The Green New Deal (), The Zero Marginal Cost Society (), The Third Industrial Revolution (), The Empathic Civilization (), and The European Dream Alma mater: University of Pennsylvania; Tufts .
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Appropriately, that book probes the developing consciousness of the planet as living Earth and of human responsibility for its life. The Empathic Civilization speaks to our despair when we confront the horrific effects of global warming, financial meltdown, and by: About the Book.
Never has the world seemed so completely united-in the form of communication, commerce, and culture-and so savagely torn apart-in the form of war, financial meltdown, global warming, and even the migration of diseases.
Jeremy Rifkin | The Empathic Civilization Blog Entries Comments. Very interesting book about the origin and future of the Empathic Civilization, including the etymology of the word, empathy, which was introduced inbut also the origin in mammals and the early neolithic and hydraulic civilizations.4/5(92).
About Jeremy Rifkin. One of the most popular social thinkers of our time, Jeremy Rifkin is the bestselling author of The European Dream, The Hydrogen Economy, The Age of Access, The Biotech Century, and The End of Work.
A fellow at the. This book presents a new interpretation of the history of civilization by looking at the empathic evolution of the human race and the profound ways it has shaped our development and will likely decide our fate as a species/5(7).
"One of the leading big-picture thinkers of our day" (Utne Reader) delivers his boldest work in this erudite, tough-minded, and far-reaching manifesto. Never has the world seemed so completely united-in the form of communication, commerce, and culture-and so savagely torn.
In The Empathic Civilization, Jeremy Rifkin suggests that the whole of history is a struggle between the polar forces of empathy and entropy. "There is, I. In his new book, The Empathic Civilization, Jeremy Rifkin contends that we are at a seminal turning point in human history and that the coming decades could well determine our future survival on earth.
Bestselling author, political adviser and social and ethical prophet Jeremy Rifkin investigates the evolution of empathy and the profound ways that it has shaped our development and our society.
The Empathic Civilization: The Race to Global Consciousness in a World in Crisis. Jeremy Rifkin. Penguin, I picked up this book at the library - I have always thought Rifkin was an odd author - straddling somewhere the line between public intellectual and pop-sociology 1/5(1).
The result is a new social tapestry—The Empathic Civilization—woven from a wide range of fields, including literature and the arts, theology, philosophy, anthropology, sociology, political science, psychology, and communications theory.
At the very core of the human story is the paradoxical relationship between empathy and entropy. Buy The Empathic Civilization: The Race to Global Consciousness in a World in Crisis by Rifkin, Jeremy (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(56). The Empathic Civilization is emerging. A younger generation is fast extending its empathic embrace beyond religious affiliations and national identification to include the whole of humanity and the vast project of life that envelops the Earth.
Jeremy Rifkin: The empathic civilization | TED Talk In this talk from RSA Animate, bestselling author Jeremy Rifkin investigates the evolution of empathy and the profound ways it has shaped human development and society.
Never has the world seemed so completely united-in the form of communication, commerce, and. The Empathic Civilization is a fascinating book that boldly challenges the conventional view of human nature embedded in our educational systems, business practices, and political culture -- a view that sees human nature as detached, rational, and objective, and sees individuals as autonomous agents in pursuit primarily of material self-interest.
In this remarkable book Jeremy Rifkin tells the dramatic storyof the extension of human empathy from the rise of the first greattheological civilizations, to the ideological age that dominatedthe 18th and 19th centuries, the psychological era thatcharacterized much of the 20th century and the emergingdramaturgical period of the 21st century.
The result is a newsocial tapestry-The Empathic Civilization-woven from a wide rangeof fields. Rifkin argues that at the very core of the human story is theparadoxical relationship between empathy and entropy.
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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Empathic Civilization: The Race to Global Consciousness in a World in Crisis/5(3). The Empathic Civilization: The Race to Global Consciousness in a World in Crisis by Jeremy Rifkin; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Social prediction, Forecasting, Empathy, Conduct of life, Modern Civilization, Twenty-first century, Forecasts, Nonfiction, Politics; Times: 21st century.
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Find out In his most ambitious book to date, bestselling social critic Jeremy Rifkin shows that.At over pages, The Empathic Civilization is a long book! How long did it take you to write it?
I didn’t mean for it to be a long book, but my wife says the older I get, the longer my books get. It took over five years. I got so deep into the research; I read about books and maybe 3, articles. The actual writing took about a year.