Ethics of Identity

ISBN-10: 0691130280

ISBN-13: 9780691130286

Edition: 2005

Authors: Kwame Anthony Appiah

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Gender, race, ethnicity, religion, nationality: all the elements of our social identities play a central role in the choices by which we make out lives. This text explores the ethical significance of identity for our obligations to others and to ourselves.
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List price: $37.50
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 1/22/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

The Ethics of Individuality
The Great Experiment
Liberty and Individuality
Plans of Life
The Soul of the Servitor
Social Choices
Invention and Authenticity
The Social Scriptorium
Ethics in Identity
Individuality and the State
The Common Pursuit
Autonomy and Its Critics
What Autonomy Demands
Autonomy as Intolerance
Autonomy Agonistes
The Two Standpoints
Agency and the Interests of Theory
The Demands of Identity
Learning How to Curse
The Structure of Social Identities
Millet Multiculturalism
Autonomism, Pluralism, Neutralism
A First Amendment Example: The Accommodationist Program
Neutrality Reconsidered
The Language of Recognition
The Medusa Syndrome
Limits and Parameters
The Trouble with Culture
Making up the Difference
Is Culture a Good?
The Preservationist Ethic
Negation as Affirmation
The Diversity Principle
Soul Making
Souls and the State
The Self-Management Card
Rational Well-Being
Irrational Identities
Soul Making and Stereotypes
Educated Souls
Conflicts Over Identity Claims
Rooted Cosmopolitanism
A Worldwide Web
Ruthless Cosmopolitans
Ethical Partiality
Two Concepts of Obligation
Cosmopolitan Patriotism
Confrontation and Conversation
Rivalrous Goods, Rivalrous Gods
Traveling Tales--Globalizing Human Rights
Cosmopolitan Conversation
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