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Cosmopolitanism : ethics in a world of strangers

Author: Anthony Appiah
Publisher: New York ; London : W. W. Norton & Company, [2006] ©2006.
Series: Issues of our time (W.W. Norton & Company)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Draws on a wide range of disciplines, including history, literature, and philosophy, to examine the imaginary boundaries people have drawn around themselves and other cultures and to challenge people to redraw those boundaries and appreciate the connections between people of different cultures, religions, and nations.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Appiah
ISBN: 0393061558 9780393061550 9780393329339 039332933X 9780141027814 0141027819
OCLC Number: 61445790
Description: xxi, 196 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The shattered mirror --
The escape from positivism --
Facts on the ground --
Moral disagreement --
The primacy of practice --
Imaginary strangers --
Cosmopolitan contamination --
Whose culture is it, anyway? --
The counter-cosmopolitans --
Kindness to strangers.
Series Title: Issues of our time (W.W. Norton & Company)
Responsibility: Kwame Anthony Appiah.
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Challenges the separatist doctrines which have come to dominate our understanding of the world. This work revives the ancient philosophy of Cosmopolitanism, which dates back to the Cynics of the 4th  Read more...

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