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Civilization: A civilization is an advanced human society characterized by complex social, cultural, and technological development, often marked by achievements in areas like art, science, governance, and architecture. It denotes a high level of cultural sophistication.
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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

 
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Nicolas de Condorcet on Civilization - Dictionary of Arguments

Habermas III 214
Civilization/Condorcet/Habermas: Both Condorcet and Kant see the progress of civilization as being in line with a republic that guarantees civil liberties, an international order that brings about lasting peace, a society that accelerates economic growth and technological progress and eliminates or at the same time compensates for social inequalities. (1)
>Inequalities
, >Peace, >Technology, >Republic, >Liberty, >Growth, >Society.

1. Condorcet, Entwurf einer historischen Darstellung der Fortschritte des menschlichen Geistes, (Ed.) W. Alff, Frankfurt, 1963, p. 383.

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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Condo I
N. de Condorcet
Tableau historique des progrès de l’ esprit humain Paris 2004

Ha I
J. Habermas
Der philosophische Diskurs der Moderne Frankfurt 1988

Ha III
Jürgen Habermas
Theorie des kommunikativen Handelns Bd. I Frankfurt/M. 1981

Ha IV
Jürgen Habermas
Theorie des kommunikativen Handelns Bd. II Frankfurt/M. 1981


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