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I had to read this book for a class, but I rather enjoyed it.
The author of this enthralling book - Kwame Anthony Appiah - challenges this kind of separative thinking by resurrecting the ancient philosophy of "cosmopolitanism."
What is the principle behind the answers to these questions, if there is one.
Reading through Appiah’s Cosmopolitanism, I was pretty fascinated by the fact that references to its underlying concept date back to the fourth century BC, which interestingly, was... Read morePublished 6 days ago by SS
Solid ideas and food for thought wrapped in a dense package making it a slow, hard read. The author incorporates his personal experience effectively, but unfortunately it is... Read morePublished 21 days ago by smuckj
Awesome product!! Very accurate and very impressed!! A+Published 1 month ago by NicholasNathanDavis
I've read many books, but none ever spoke to me so closely to who I am than this one. This book is very much about the cosmopolitan world and my own thoughts very much align with... Read morePublished 1 month ago by norabean
interesting, informative, odd and a good short intro to ethics all over the place...Published 2 months ago by joanne klein
There are a lot of good points and one or two that I actually agree with.Published 3 months ago by Hungrypoet
Easy to read, but that's because it's pop-philosophy. Appiah provides a very basic starting point for thinking ethics today, but not much more.Published 6 months ago by Tyler Champine
As my headline says, it's always been hard to explain friends back home what we citizens of the world aim for. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Faure