Sociology Exam #4 Notes

Sociology Exam #4 Notes - Sociology: Exam 4 Notes Defining...

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Sociology: Exam 4 Notes Defining Cosmopolitanism: -Obligation to others- both distant and different others. -Value embodied human life- Practices and beliefs that give those lives significance. Strangers: -Those “differently attached” to their lives. -Cosmopolitanism is a way of thinking- about us, about strangers, and about what we owe each other. Appiah’s Challenge: -Transform local troop’s ideas and institutions in order that we can live as both local and global people. Appiah’s Commitments: -Loyalties and local allegiances determine what we want and who we are (Echoes of Taylor) -Conversation- Association in a durable sense with others in the human community (Echoes of Yoshino) Appiah’s Chapters: -A series of steps on the way to his hope to “make it harder to think of the world as divided between the “West and the Rest.”- Join us together, not divide. People need the support and nurture of a cultural community if they are to lead decent lives, rather than merely existing. Cultures are complex and comprehensive- they link us to our past, structure our
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