Cosmopolitanism and the Legacies of Dissent Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Taylor & Francis Publish Date: 2014/08/01 Synopsis: "The core idea shared by all cosmopolitan views is that all human beings belong to a single community and the ultimate units of moral concern are individual human beings, not states or particular forms of human associations
Nevertheless, the attempts toground a political theory on overarching universal principles contradicts the plurality of social, cultural, political, and religious interpretative standpoints in the contemporary world. Is dissent cosmopolitan? Is there a legacy of dissent for a theoryof cosmopolitanism? This book is a comparative, historical analysis of dissident thought and practice for contemporary debates on cosmopolitanism. In three parts, the editors and contributors explore the contribution of 'paradigmatic' dissident by the likes of G...