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Author Josephides, Lisette.

Title We The Cosmopolitans : Moral and Existential Conditions of Being Human
Published New York, NY : Berghahn Books, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (194 pages)
Contents Preface; Introduction: We the Cosmopolitans: Framing the Debate; Chapter 1; Citizens of Everything: The Aporetics of Cosmopolitanism; Chapter 2; The Capacities of Anyone: Accommodating the Universal Human Subjectas Value and in Space; Chapter 3; Cosmopolitan Morality in the British Immigration and Asylum System; Chapter 4; Experiences of Pain: A Gateway to Cosmopolitan Subjectivity?; Chapter 5; Cosmopolitanism as Welcoming the Other and Imperilling the Self:Ethics and Early Encounters between Lyons Missionaries andWest African Rulers; Chapter 6
The Cartoon Controversy and the Possibility of CosmopolitanismConclusion; Notes on Contributors; Index
Summary The provocative title of this book is deliberately and challengingly universalist, matching the theoretically experimental essays, where contributors try different ideas to answer distinct concerns regarding cosmopolitanism. Leading anthropologists explore what cosmopolitanism means in the context of everyday life, variously viewing it as an aspect of kindness and empathy, as tolerance, hospitality and openness, and as a defining feature of pan-human individuality. The chapters thus advance an existential critique of abstract globalization discourse. The book enriches interdisciplinary deba
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Subject Cosmopolitanism -- Case studies.
Culture and globalization -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Hall, Alexandra (Lecturer in political science)
ISBN 1306690439
(hardback ;) (alk. paper)
(hardback ;) (alk. paper)