“A brilliant and humane philosophy for our confused age.”Samantha Power, author of A Problem from Hell Drawing on a broad range of disciplines, including history, literature, and philosophyas well as the author's own experience of life on three continentsCosmopolitanism is a moral manifesto for a planet we share with more than six billion strangers.
Kwame Anthony Appiah pens the Ethicist column for the New York Times, and is the author of the prize-winning Cosmopolitanism, among many other works. A professor of philosophy and law at New York University, Appiah lives in New York.
Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers (Issues of Our Time) 4.4 out of 5based on
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For as long as humanity has created different cultures, there has also been clashes between them. One would think that we'd be better at getting along by now. The author has written an engaging contemporary essay that is part philosophy and part situated reminiscence on the ancient concept of the "polites of the cosmos", or citizen of the world.
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A gentle, conversational, sharp piece of advocacy for dialoguing with each other across cultures. Eirenic and perhaps somewhat naïve; but hopeful.
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[Appiah's] work reveals the heart and sensitivity of a novelist. . . .Fascinating, erudite and
beautifully written.The New York Times Book ReviewIn this groundbreaking work, Kwame Anthony Appiah, hailed as one of the most relevant philosophers today (New York Times ...
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