Universalism versus Communitarianism in Media Ethics

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Handbook of Global Communication and Media Ethics
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)9781405188128
StatePublished - Apr 19 2011


  • Communitarian paradigm, revolutionized - for universalism and communitarianism
  • Community-universals convergence - ontological, reaching toward diversity
  • Dialogic communitarianism - that works itself in and through dialogic theory
  • Humans as cultural beings - philosophical framework, opposed to Descartes' rational being
  • Intellectual strategy for a media ethics - international, crosscultural, gender inclusive
  • Questions, as to whether one must choose - between communitarianism and universalism
  • Transnational and crosscultural principles - guiding the global mass media
  • Universal theories - foremost challenge, being the structure of theory itself
  • Universalism versus communitarianism - in media ethics
  • homo sapiens as animale symbolicum - Cassirer, symbolic realm intrinsic to form of living being

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

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