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Justice Without Borders: Cosmopolitanism, Nationalism, and Patriotism

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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Kok-Chor Tan argues that the cosmopolitan idea of global justice may be understood in such a way that it can accept nationalist and patriotic commitments. Tan believes that cosmopolitan justice need not deny the worth of the ordinary non-impartial values even as it defends a vision of global egalitarianism. Properly understood, it can set the limits for nationalist and patriotic efforts without denying the moral independence of these partial pursuits.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preface; 1. Introduction; Part I. Cosmopolitanism: 2. The need for cosmopolitan justice; 3. Conceptions of cosmopolitan justice; 4. Liberalism and cosmopolitan justice; Part II. Nationalism: 5. Nationalism and cosmopolitanism; 6. Equality among nations; Part III. Patriotism: 7. The limits of patriotism; 8. Citizenship and special obligations; 9. Nationality and justice; Conclusion.

Portrait

Kok-Chor Tan is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Toleration, Diversity, and Global Justice (2000), which was a joint runner-up for the 2003 Canadian Philosophical Association Book Prize.

Pressestimmen

'This clear and highly convincing book articulates and defends a plausible version of cosmopolitanism while providing an excellent overview of recent debates.' Journal of Moral Philosophy 'This is a solid introduction to cosmopolitanism and its apparent tensions with patriotism and nationalism.' Thomas W. Pogge, Columbia University '... a solid introduction to cosmopolitanism and its apparent tensions with patriotism and nationalism.' Mind
EAN: 9780521834544
ISBN: 0521834546
Untertitel: 'Contemporary Political Theory'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2008
Seitenanzahl: 236 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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