Fred Dallmayr is Packey J. Dee Professor Emeritus in the fields of philosophy and political science at the University of Notre Dame, USA. His main research interests have been in modern and contemporary philosophy, comparative and cross-cultural studies, and religion and politics. His recent books include Being in the World: Dialogue and Cosmopolis (2013), Beyond Apocalypse: Recovering Humanity's Wholeness (2016), and Freedom and Solidarity: Toward New Beginnings (2016). Edward Demenchonok is Professor of Foreign Languages and Philosophy at Fort Valley State University, USA. His numerous books and articles are in the fields of the philosophy of culture, social philosophy and ethics. He is the editor of Between Global Violence and Ethics of Peace: Philosophical Perspectives (2009); Philosophy after Hiroshima (2010); and Intercultural Dialogue: In Search of Harmony in Diversity (2016).