Intercultural Living Together, the Integration and Recognition of Self and Other: Applied Intercultural Ethics

Charles Biradzem Dine


Rising global multidimensional migration has altered human/cultural interaction where one now needs to welcome another and the other needs to be welcome. Notwithstanding the intensified interaction, the resulting intercultural paradigm encounters myriad dehumanizing, alienating and subjugating challenges. While juxtaposing Europe’s and Quebec’s intercultural experiences, this article examines these challenges as fallouts of the difficulties or the unwillingness to complement the integration and recognition of self and other in fostering interactive intercultural communication to achieve intercultural living together. It underscores the exploitation of a pragmatic aptitude toward applied intercultural ethics – otherwise known as practical wisdom – to enhance deliberative reciprocity and motivate introversive and extroversive enhancements of the transition from simple living together to intercultural living together.

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Charles Biradzem Dine, University of Montréal, Canada

Charles Biradzem Dine is a PhD candidate in applied human sciences at the University of Montreal, Canada. He holds a BA in philosophy, a master’s in philosophy of ethics and a maîtrise in applied ethics. His research works are often interdisciplinary, inclining towards applied ethics, cultural diversity, and human wellbeing. He is a student member of the Laboratoire de Recherche en Relations Interculturelles at the University of Montreal and of the Groupe de recherche Ethos at the Université du Québec à Rimouski.

Dine, C. B. (2022). Intercultural Living Together, the Integration and Recognition of Self and Other: Applied Intercultural Ethics. Journal of Intercultural Communication, 21(3), 55–69.

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