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The ethics of identity

Author: Anthony Appiah
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender, sexuality: in the past couple of decades, a great deal of attention has been paid to such collective identities. They clamor for recognition and respect, sometimes at the expense of other things we value. But to what extent do "identities" constrain our freedom, our ability to make an individual life, and to what extent do they enable our individuality? In this work,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Appiah
ISBN: 0691120366 9780691120362
OCLC Number: 54685971
Awards: Winner of AAP/Professional and Scholarly Publishing Awards: Philosophy 2005.
Description: xviii, 358 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The ethics of individuality --
Autonomy and its critics --
The demands of identity --
The trouble with culture --
Soul making --
Rooted cosmopolitanism.
Responsibility: Kwame Anthony Appiah.
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Adopting a broadly interdisciplinary perspective, Appiah takes aim at the cliches and received ideas amid which talk of identity so often founders.  Read more...

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The Ethics of Identity is wonderfully straightforward. It does just what it proposes to do. It explores the demands of 'individuality,' and rejects extreme understandings of what autonomy requires. Read more...

 
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