For Love of Country? A New Democracy Forum on the Limits of Patriotism
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Description: For Love of Country is a rare forum: a real conversation among some of our most prominent intellectuals about an issue of urgent public importance. At the center of this lively and utterly readable debate book is Martha Nussbaumi's passionate argument against patriotism. At a time when our connections and obligations to the rest of the world grow only stronger, we should reject patriotism as a parochial ideal, she says, and instead see ourselves first of all as "citizens of the world." Fifteen writers and thinkers respond to Nussbaum's piece in short, hard-hitting, often brilliant essays, acknowledging the power of her argument, but often defending patriotisms and other local commitments with an eloquence equal to Nussbaum's. We hear from an astonishing range of writers from Robert Pinsky to Cornel West to Gertrude Himmelfarb to Sissela Bok. This is contemporary American philosophy at its most relevant and readable. At a time when debates about crises in Bosnia or Somalia are dominated by politicians and military leaders, here are the voices of philosophers and poets, literary scholars and historians. A book of surprising insights and diversity, For Love of Country is especially written for a wide audience and is sure to spark debate. NEW DEMOCRACY FORUM A series of short paperback originals exploring creative solutions to our most urgent national concerns. The series editors (for Boston Review), Joshua Cohen and Joel Rogers, aim to foster politically engaged, intellectually honest, and morally serious debate about fundamental issues-both on and off the agenda of conventional politics.
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Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 6/6/2002
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
|Patriotism and Cosmopolitanism|
|From Part to Whole|
|University in Culture|
|Limits of Loyalty|
|The Illusions of Cosmopolitanism|
|Don't Neglect the Little Platoons|
|Eros Against Esperanto|
|Must we Choose Between Patriotism and Universal Reason?|
|The Difficulty of Imaging Other People|
|Humanity and Citizenship|
|Why Democracy Needs Patriotism|
|Neither Patriotism Nor Cosmopolitanism|
|Spheres of Affection|