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Cosmopolitanism : ethics in a world of strangers

Author: Anthony Appiah
Publisher: New York ; London : W.W. Norton, 2007.
Series: Issues of our time (W.W. Norton & Company)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Appiah
ISBN: 9780393329339 039332933X
OCLC Number: 1014461670
Notes: Originally published: 2006.
Description: 196 pages.
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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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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