Beyond Cosmopolitanism: Towards Planetary Transformations

October 27, 2017|
Beyond Cosmopolitanism: Towards Planetary Transformations by Ananta Kumar Giri
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Considering the different traditions of cosmopolitan thinking and experimentation, this cutting edge volume examines the contemporary revival of cosmopolitanism as a response to the challenges of living in an interdependent world. Through a unique multidisciplinary approach, it takes the debate beyond the one-sided universalism of the Euro-American world and explores the multiverse of transformations which confront cosmopolitanism. The collection highlights central questions of cosmopolitan responsibility, global citizenship and justice as well as the importance of dialogue among civilizations, cultures, religions and traditions. Exploring the ethical and political dimensions of globalization, it outlines the pathways of going beyond cosmopolitanism by striving for a post-colonial cosmopolis characterized by global justice, trans-civilizational dialogues and dignity for all.

Ananta Kumar Giri is a Professor at the Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai, India. He has taught at many universities in India and abroad, including Aalborg University (Denmark), Maison des sciences de l''homme, Paris (France), the University of Kentucky (USA), University of Freiburg & Humboldt...
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Title:Beyond Cosmopolitanism: Towards Planetary TransformationsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:433 pages, 8.27 X 5.83 X 0 inShipping dimensions:433 pages, 8.27 X 5.83 X 0 inPublished:October 27, 2017Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9811053758

ISBN - 13:9789811053757

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