By Martha Nussbaum, Joshua Cohen
After the terrorist assaults at the Pentagon and the realm alternate heart, American flags seemed all over. Is patriotism an outstanding reaction at a time of nationwide main issue? What does it suggest for us to consider ourselves as a state first?With our connections to the realm growing to be more suitable and extra very important than ever, Martha C. Nussbaum argues that we must always mistrust traditional patriotism as parochial and as an alternative see ourselves to start with as "citizens of the world." 16 well-liked writers and thinkers reply, together with Benjamin R. Barber, Sissela Bok, Nathan Glazer, Robert Pinsky, Elaine Scarry, Amartya Sen, and Michael Walzer.NEW DEMOCRACY FORUMA sequence of brief paperback originals exploring inventive recommendations to our such a lot pressing nationwide issues. The sequence editors (for Boston Review), Joshua Cohen and Joel Rogers, goal to foster politically engaged, intellectually sincere, and morally critical debate approximately basic issues-both off and on the time table of traditional politics.
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