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Cosmopolitanism : ethics in a world of strangers

Author: Anthony Appiah
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2006.
Series: Issues of our time (W.W. Norton & Company)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Appiah, Anthony.
(DLC) 2005024356
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Appiah
ISBN: 9780393079715 0393079716
OCLC Number: 915993909
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 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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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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