Solidarity and cosmopolitanism

Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 12 (3):303 - 315 (2009)
Abstract
The review article examines the relation of solidarity and cosmopolitanism in contemporary political philosophical and sociological debates. In some contexts solidarity and cosmopolitanism are closely related, in others they are understood to be incompatible. The main body of the report is divided into three parts displaying a tentative classification of the reviewed literature on the subject. The first part serves to outline a general account of solidarity, the communal obligations that follow from it, and its opposition to the moral arguments grounding cosmopolitan obligations. The second part deals with the actual development and realization of solidarity and cosmopolitanism, as well as the tension between both within the European Union. The third part considers some arguments for the extension of solidarity relations beyond state or nation towards cosmopolitan affiliations, obligations and institutions. Finally, a reading of solidarity and cosmopolitanism is offered in which both are compatible with each other.
Keywords Solidarity  Communal obligations  European Union  Universalism  Human rights  Cosmopolitanism
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Carol C. Gould (2007). Transnational Solidarities. Journal of Social Philosophy 38 (1):148–164.

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Torill Strand (2010). Introduction: Cosmopolitanism in the Making. Studies in Philosophy and Education 29 (2):103-109.
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