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Philosophic values and world citizenship [electronic resource] : Locke to Obama and beyond / edited by Jacoby Adeshei Carter and Leonard Harris.

Publication:
Lanham [Md.] : Lexington Books, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (274 p.)
Subjects:
World citizenship.
Citizenship.
Cultural pluralism.
Cosmopolitanism.
Toleration.
Locke, Alain, 1885-1954 -- Philosophy.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Alain Locke, the central promoter of the Harlem Renaissance, is placed in conversation with leading philosophers and cultural figures in the modern world, from Aristotle to Obama. For teachers and students of contemporary debates in pragmatism, diversity, and value theory, these conversations' define new-and controversial-terrain.
Contents:
Pt. 1. Value
Moral imperatives for world order / Alain Locke
Unity through diversity : a Bahá'í principle / Alain Locke
Culture and the Kalos : inquiry, justice, and value in Locke and Aristotle / Rose Cherubin
Aesthetic evaluations of realist drama / Erin Kealey
The axiological turn in early twentieth century American philosophy : Alain Locke and José Vasconcelos on epistemology, value, and the emotions / Grant Silva
Conundrum of cosmopolitanism and race : the great debate between Alain Locke and William James / Leonard Harris
Pt. 2. Tolerance
A functional view of value ultimates / Alain Locke
A functional peace in this world : Farmer and Locke on the challenges of a truly post-war hope / Greg Moses
Beyond repressive tolerance : Alain Locke's hermeneutics of democracy and tolerance in conversation with Herbert Marcuse and H.G. Gadamer / Arnold L. Farr
Multicultural education, metaphysics, and Alain Locke's post-metaphysical alternative / Christopher J. Collins
Unlikely allies : Nietzsche, Locke, and counter-hegemonic transformation of consciousness / A. Todd Franklin
Pt. 3. Cosmopolitanism
World citizenship : mirage or reality? / Alain Locke
Cosmopolitanism and epideictic rhetoric / Robert Danisch
What difference does difference make? Horace Kallen, Alain Locke, and the birth of cultural pluralism / David Weinfeld
Ethnocentric representations and being human in a multiethnic global world : Alain Locke critique / Chielozona Eze
Global citizenship through reciprocity : Alain Locke and Barack Obama's pragmatist politics / Terrance MacMullan
New moral imperatives for world order : Alain Locke on pluralism and relativism / Jacoby Adeshei Carter.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Carter, Jacoby Adeshei, 1979-
Harris, Leonard, 1948-
ISBN:
1-4616-3403-2
OCLC:
851972047
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