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By Fred R. Dallmayr

It's often agreed that we are living in an age of globalization, however the profound effects of this improvement are infrequently understood. frequently, globalization is equated with the growth of financial and monetary markets and the proliferation of world networks of communique. honestly, even more is at stake: conventional ideas of person and nationwide id in addition to perceived relationships among the self and others are present process profound swap. each city has turn into a possible cosmopolis -- a world urban -- affecting the best way that folks conceptualize the connection among public order and political perform. In Being on the planet, famous political theorist Fred Dallmayr explores the globe's transition from the normal Westphalian approach of states to today's interlocking cosmopolitan community. Drawing upon sacred scriptures in addition to the paintings of historic philosophers reminiscent of Plato and Aristotle and more moderen students similar to Martin Heidegger, Hans-Georg Gadamer, and Raimon Panikkar, this booklet delves into what Dallmayr calls "being within the world," visible as a facet of ethical-political engagement. instead of lamenting present difficulties, he indicates addressing them via civic schooling and cosmopolitan citizenship. Dallmayr advocates a politics of the typical strong, which calls for the cultivation of public ethics, open discussion, and civic accountability.

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