The Political Philosophy of Cosmopolitanism
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Political Philosophy of Cosmopolitanism by Gillian Brock
Book DescriptionIn a period of rapid internationalization of trade and increased labor mobility, is it relevant for nations to think about their moral obligations to others? Do national boundaries have fundamental moral significance, or do we have moral obligations to foreigners that are equal to our obligations to our compatriots? The latter position is known as cosmopolitanism, and this volume brings together a number of distinguished political philosophers and theorists to explore cosmopolitanism: what it consists in, and the positive case which can be made for it. Their essays provide a comprehensive overview of both the current state of the debate and the alternative visions of cosmopolitanism with which we can move forward, and they will interest a wide range of readers in philosophy, political theory, and law.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521846608
(228mm x 152mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 21-Jul-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Gillian Brock
Gillian Brock is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Auckland. Harry Brighouse is Professor and Affiliate Professor of Education Policy Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
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