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Title: Identity in the multicultural world
Authors: Szczepański, Marek S.
Śliz, Anna
Keywords: identity; multiculturalism
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: Katowice : Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Citation: M. S. Szczepański, W. Tomala-Kania, Z. Zagała (red.), "Identity narratives : interdisciplinary perspectives" (S. 13-28). Katowice : Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Abstract: Who am I? This question asked by Kant has become of special significance nowadays. This uniqueness is a result of the global processes – globalisation and metropolisation – which force a redefinition of identity, both individual and social. The need for changing the perception of identity confronts the history of the term which is derived from the Latin idem (identity and continuity), although in Metaphysics, Aristotle wrote that “[…] identity is a unity of the multiplicity of things, or the union of one thing understood as multiplicity” (Golka 2010: 327). For centuries, identity has been an important existential problem which is faced with new challenges associated with something that Ryszard Kapuściński described as the world at a crossroads (...).
ISBN: 978-83-226-3153-9
ISSN: 0208-6336
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