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Being in the World: Dialogue and Cosmopolis

Fred Dallmayr


In Being in the World: Dialogue and Cosmopolis, noted political theorist Fred Dallmayr explores the world’s transition from a traditional Westphalian system of states to today’s interlocking cosmopolis. Drawing upon biblical literature, as well as ancient philosophers such as Plato and Aristotle and current scholars such as Heidegger, Gadamer, and Raimon Panikkar, this manuscript delves into the importance of what Dallmayr calls “ethical-political engagement.” Dallmayr asserts that traditional concepts of individual and national identity, as well as perceived relationships between the self and ... More

Keywords: Cosmopolis, Philosophy, Religion, Ethics, Globalization, Education, Citizenship

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780813141916
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813141916.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Fred Dallmayr, author