How can we encourage a transformation of consciousness in which further awareness is brought to the inequities and injustices that are inherent in our institutions? When philanthropy is born of the gross concentration of wealth that has resulted – both directly and indirectly – in today’s global social ills and human rights violations, is philanthropy just a band aid? Our current economic model encourages a “race to the bottom,” in which the transnational search for the most efficient and…Continue
Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers
Kwame Anthony Appiah
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2007.
Kwame Anthony Appiah challenges us to adopt the moral manifesto of “cosmopolitanism,” a loyalty to all of humanity, and begs the question of what we owe to strangers simply by virtue of our shared humanity. He joins an important conversation in global ethics on…Continue