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Lecture 11: Beyond Communitarian- Cosmopolitan Debates INTA 2030: Ethics and International Affairs 3/7/2011
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Nussbaum on Patriotism Nussbaum’s article is set in the context of nationalist  and  cosmopolitan traditions in the USA and India Considers the international basis for political obligation in  contrast with national, ethnic and religious bases The Ancient Greek idea of the individual as citizen of  the world Kant’s “Kingdom of ends” follows from the Greek notion of  the world citizen Kingdom of ends occurs when everyone behaves  “so as to treat with equal respect the dignity of  reason and moral choice in every human being”
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Concentric Circles of Individual Identity We recognize ourselves as individual persons, family  members, neighbors, city-dwellers, countrymen, … ,  members of humanity None of these identities are superficial – they all  collectively make up who we are
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Lecture+11+Pragmatism - Lecture11:BeyondCommunitarian...

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