Embracing the web of multi-culturalism that has become a fact of contemporary life from New York to New Delhi, Eco argues that we are more connected to people of other traditions and customs than ever before, making tolerance the ultimate value in today's world. What good, he asks in a talk delivered during the Gulf War, does war do in a world where the flow of goods, services, and information is unstoppable, and the enemy is always behind the lines? What makes news today, who decides how it will be presented and how does ...

Five Moral Pieces 2002, Mariner Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9780156013253

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Five Moral Pieces 2002, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099276968

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Five Moral Pieces 2001, Houghton Mifflin, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780151004461