Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict: Philosophical Perspectives

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Nenad Miscevic, Nenad Miščević
Open Court Publishing, 2000 - 331 pages
This collection of essays approaches the problems and strengths of nationalism from a number of philosophical perspectives. The contributors craft a definition of nation/nationalism that emphasizes the cultural and sociopolitical ties uniting members of a country rather than merely their place of origin.
 

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Contents

On Redefining the Nation
25
Zionism Nationalism and Morality
75
Morally Allowed Required or Valuable?
101
On Liberalisms Ambivalence Regarding Nationalism
115
Confronting the Intuitions
133
The New Nationalisms
157
Liberal Egalitarianism and the Case for Supporting
197
Does Membership in a Nation as Such Generate
219
Is National Identity Essential for Personal Identity?
239
Cosmopolitan Democracy and Liberal Nationalism
261
Liberally Limited Nationalism
283
Cosmopolitan Nationalism
299
Contributors
321
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