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With our connections to the world growing stronger and more vital than ever, Martha C. Nussbaum argues that we should distrust conventional patriotism as parochial and instead see ourselves first of all as "citizens of the world." Sixteen prominent ...
With our connections to the world growing stronger and more vital than ever, Martha C. Nussbaum argues that we should distrust conventional patriotism as parochial and instead see ourselves first of all as "citizens of the world." Sixteen prominent writers and thinkers respond, including Benjamin R. Barber, Sissela Bok, Nathan Glazer, Robert Pinsky, Elaine Scarry, Amartya Sen, and Michael Walzer.
NEW DEMOCRACY FORUM
A series of short paperback originals exploring creative solutions to our most urgent national concerns. The series editors (for Boston Review), Joshua Cohen and Joel Rogers, aim to foster politically engaged, intellectually honest, and morally serious debate about fundamental issues-both on and off the agenda of conventional politics.
|Patriotism and Cosmopolitanism||3|
|From Part to Whole||38|
|University in Culture||45|
|Limits of Loyalty||61|
|The Illusions of Cosmopolitanism||72|
|Don't Neglect the Little Platoons||78|
|Eros Against Esperanto||85|
|Must we Choose Between Patriotism and Universal Reason?||91|
|The Difficulty of Imaging Other People||98|
|Humanity and Citizenship||111|
|Why Democracy Needs Patriotism||119|
|Neither Patriotism Nor Cosmopolitanism||122|
|Spheres of Affection||125|
Posted April 25, 2003
I am a lucky reader for I was able to meet Ms. Nussbaum. This book will challege how you think. It will cause to to question our school system. Expand your feelings for your neighbor.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.