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Cosmopolitanism : ethics in a world of strangers

Author: Anthony Appiah
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2006.
Series: Issues of our time.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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In an age of Al Qaeda - of terror and insurgent fundamentalisms - we have grown accustomed to thinking of the world as divided among warring creeds and cultures, separated from one other by chasms of incomprehension. In [this book, the author] lenges us to redraw these imaginary boundaries, reminding us of the powerful ties that connect people across religions, cultures, and nations ... and of the deep conflicts  Read more...
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Appiah
OCLC Number: 64380176
Notes: Originally published: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2006. 1st ed.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
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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In an age of Al Qaeda - of terror and insurgent fundamentalisms - we have grown accustomed to thinking of the world as divided among warring creeds and cultures, separated from one other by chasms of incomprehension. In [this book, the author] lenges us to redraw these imaginary boundaries, reminding us of the powerful ties that connect people across religions, cultures, and nations ... and of the deep conflicts within them.-Dust jacket.

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