Reason, Culture, Religion

The Metaphysics of World Politics

  • Authors
  • Ralph Pettman

Part of the Culture and Religion in International Relations book series (CRIR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

  3. Modernity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Ralph Pettman
      Pages 15-33
    3. Ralph Pettman
      Pages 35-47
  4. Community

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 49-49
    2. Ralph Pettman
      Pages 51-67
  5. Spirituality

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-81
    2. Ralph Pettman
      Pages 83-92
    3. Ralph Pettman
      Pages 93-102
    4. Ralph Pettman
      Pages 103-114
    5. Ralph Pettman
      Pages 115-124
    6. Ralph Pettman
      Pages 125-134
    7. Ralph Pettman
      Pages 135-144
    8. Ralph Pettman
      Pages 145-156
    9. Ralph Pettman
      Pages 157-161
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 163-195

About this book


Reason, Culture, Religion book provides a systematic overview of the study of world politics. The author then locates modernist world politics in its sacral context by discussing Taoist strategics, Buddhist economics, Islamic civics, Confucian Marxism, Hindu constructivism, Pagan feminism and Animist environmentalism. It concludes by asking what a world affairs worthy of the name would be.


Islam metaphysics politics religion spirituality

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