David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 1 (2):255-278 (1998)
Will Kymlicka's Multicultural Citizenship represents an extraordinary attempt to put applied political philosophy to work in the empirical context of contemporary political debates about immigration and ethnic minorities in western society. This paper explores the methodological and interpretative difficulties of combining normative and empirical goals, in a critical discussion of the examples Kymlicka makes of multicultural issues in France, Britain and the US. It goes on to argue that these weaknesses lie in the Rawlsian influence in Kymlicka's work, and that political philosophers may have to rethink their methodological approach if they wish to pursue further the kind of applied work which Kymlicka is aiming for.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Evelien Geerts, A Philosophical Analysis of the Problematical Feminist-Liberal Approaches to the Phenomenon of Multiculturalism. Down with Feminist Liberalism?
Michele S. Moses (1997). Multicultural Education as Fostering Individual Autonomy. Studies in Philosophy and Education 16 (4):373-388.
Ayelet Shachar (2000). On Citizenship and Multicultural Vulnerability. Political Theory 28 (1):64-89.
B. P. (2001). European Citizenship: Towards a European Identity? Law and Philosophy 20 (3):239-282.
Sharon Anderson-Gold (2007). Human Rights, Cultural Identity, and Democracy. Social Philosophy Today 23:57-68.
Will Kymlicka (2002). Contemporary Political Philosophy: An Introduction. Oxford University Press.
Ronald Beiner & W. J. Norman (eds.) (2001). Canadian Political Philosophy: Contemporary Reflections. Oxford University Press.
Brian Barry (1996). Book Review:Multicultural Citizenship: A Liberal Theory of Minority Rights. Will Kymlicka. [REVIEW] Ethics 107 (1):153-.
Chandran Kukathas (1997). Survey Article: Multiculturalism as Fairness: Will Kymlicka's Multicultural Citizenship. Journal of Political Philosophy 5 (4):406–427.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads34 ( #51,080 of 1,101,655 )
Recent downloads (6 months)6 ( #44,817 of 1,101,655 )
How can I increase my downloads?