David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
University of Chicago Press (2001)
Beyond Solidarity is an impassioned argument for a sharable morality in a world increasingly fractured along lines of difference. Giles Gunn asks how human solidarity can be reconceived when its expressions have become increasingly exceptionalist and outmoded, and when the pressures of globalization divide as much as they unify. He finds the terms for answering these questions in a more inclusive, cosmopolitan pragmatism--one willing to explore fundamental values without recourse to absolutist arguments. Drawing on the work of William and Henry James, John Dewey, Primo Levi, Richard Rorty, and many others, as well as postcolonial writing, Jewish literature of the Holocaust, and the cultural and religious experience of African Americans in slavery, Gunn points pragmatism in a transnational direction and shows how it can better account for the consequences of diversity. Beyond Solidarity , then, is a study of the difference that difference makes in a globalized world.
|Keywords||Ethics Pragmatism Globalization Moral and ethical aspects|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$71.43 new (5% off) $71.65 used (5% off) $75.00 direct from Amazon Amazon page|
|Call number||BJ1031.G85 2001|
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
Gerald J. Beyer (2013). Solidarity by Grace, Nature or Both? The Possibility of Human Solidarity in the Light of Evolutionary Biology and Catholic Moral Theology. Heythrop Journal 54 (5):732-755.
Similar books and articles
Simon Derpmann (2009). Solidarity and Cosmopolitanism. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 12 (3):303 - 315.
W. Julian Korab-Karpowicz (2010). Inclusive Values and the Righteousness of Life: The Foundation of Global Solidarity. [REVIEW] Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 13 (3):305 - 313.
William James (1948). Essays in Pragmatism. New York, Hafner Pub. Co..
Steven Levine (2010). Rehabilitating Objectivity: Rorty, Brandom, and the New Pragmatism. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 40 (4):567-589.
Robert Brandom (2011). Perspectives on Pragmatism: Classical, Recent, and Contemporary. Harvard University Press.
David O. Kasdan (2011). Neo-Pragmatism, Communication, and the Culture of Creative Democracy (Review). Education and Culture 27 (1):69-72.
Jon Avery (1993). Three Types of American Neo-Pragmatism. Journal of Philosophical Research 18:1-13.
Gustavo Guerra (2002). Beyond Solidarity: Pragmatism and Difference in a Globalized World (Review). Journal of Speculative Philosophy 16 (4):289-291.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads9 ( #160,457 of 1,103,226 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #298,253 of 1,103,226 )
How can I increase my downloads?