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Ethical blindspots: why Socrates was not a cosmopolitan

Chappell, Timothy (2010). Ethical blindspots: why Socrates was not a cosmopolitan. Ratio, 23(1) pp. 17–33.

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Though Socrates can easily look like a cosmopolitan in moral and political theory, a closer reading of the relevant texts shows that, in the most important sense of the term as we now use it, he turns out – disappointingly, perhaps – not to be. The reasons why not are instructive and important, both for readers of Plato and for political theorists; they have to do with the phenomenon that I shall call ethical blind-spots

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2010 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
ISSN: 1467-9329
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Philosophy
Item ID: 24583
Depositing User: Sophie Grace Chappell
Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2010 16:38
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2012 05:22
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