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Cosmopolitanism : ethics in a world of strangers

Author: Kwame Anthony Appiah
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2006
Series: Issues of our time
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. edView all editions and formats
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Reviving the ancient philosophy of "Cosmopolitanism," a school of thought that dates to the Cynics of the fourth century BCE, Appiah traces its influence through history to show how Western  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kwame Anthony Appiah
ISBN: 9780393061550 0393061558 9780393329339 039332933X
OCLC Number: 475363652
Description: xxi, 196 s
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
Responsibility: Kwame Anthony Appiah

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