Can Asians think? by Kishore Mahbubani

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Published by Marshall Cavendish Editions, Marshall Cavendish Corp. in Singapore, Tarrytown, N.Y., U.S.A .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • East and West,
  • Civilization,
  • Values

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Book details

StatementKishore Mahbubani
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS35.2 .M35 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination283 p. ;
Number of Pages283
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24897099M
ISBN 109789814276016
LC Control Number2011315157

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Can Asians think. Probably "Can Asians Make Their Own Ways" is a more fitting title. However, true to Mahbubani's works. Never ask a question that is not provoking and never present a case that is not persuasive.

Finally went through this wonderful collection of essays. Anything Mahbubani wrote is worth reading/5.

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In fact, although he argues that the new Cited by: But possibly I can not think. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. See all reviews from the United States. Top international reviews Thomas Friis-Michelsen. out of 5 stars Prof. Mahbubani delivers key to new global order. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Aug Cited by:   "Can Asians think?" is an urgent, sometimes ominous book, but it's also optimistic.

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celebrates the long-running success of the publication over two decades, and the continued relevance of the author&#;s thought-provoking essays. This edition comprises of 18 essays selected by the author from those published over the past 20 years and additional new essays and includes a new Introduction and Postscript comments by the author.

Can Asians Think. Kishore Mahbubani. In this volume of essays Kishore Mahbubani has sought to address the historical divide between the civilizations of East and West and the notion that Western civilization is universal. You can write a book review and share your experiences.

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This edition comprises of 18 essays selected by the auth. Contrary to the prevailing view in the West that the year dominance of Western civilization points to it being the only universal civilization.

Can Asians Think. argues that other civilizations may yet make equal contributions to the development and growth of mankind. Hailed as “an Asian Toynbee” and “the Max Weber of the new Confucian ethic”, Mahbubani continues to illuminate.

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作者: Kishore Mahbubani 出版社: Marshall Cavendish Intl Asia 出版年: 页数: 定价: GBP 装帧: Paperback ISBN:   KISHORE MAHBUBANI has been hailed as "an Asian Toynbee, preoccupied with the rise and fall of civilizations" (The Economist), a "Max Weber of the new 'Confucian ethic'" (Washington Post), and "a prototype twenty-first century leader" (Time).A must-read for anyone with even a passing interest in contemporary Asia, this collection of provocative essays is certain to challenge the way you : Kishore Mahbubani’s book, Can Asians Think?, is a volume of essays that he presented in global settings from His primary thesis is that Asian nations were relatively passive in the 19 th and 20 th centuries under European, and then American, domination.

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