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The Cosmopolitan Tradition

A Noble but Flawed Ideal

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$27.95 • £22.95 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674052499

Publication Date: 08/13/2019

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320 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

Belknap Press

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Related Subjects

  • 1. World Citizens
  • 2. Duties of Justice, Duties of Material Aid: Cicero’s Problematic Legacy
  • 3. The Worth of Human Dignity: Two Tensions in Stoic Cosmopolitanism
  • 4. Grotius: A Society of States and Individuals under Moral Law
  • 5. “Mutilated and Deformed”: Adam Smith on the Material Basis of Human Capabilities
  • 6. The Tradition and Today’s World: Five Problems
  • 7. From Cosmopolitanism to the Capabilities Approach
  • Notes
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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