Wim Vandekerckhove and Stan van Hooft The philosopher, Diogenes the Cynic, in the fourth century BCE, was asked where he came from and where he felt he belonged. He answered that he was a "citi- 1 zen of the world" (kosmopolites) . This made him the rst person known to have described himself as a cosmopolitan. A century later, the Stoics had developed that concept further, stating that the whole cosmos was but one polis, of which the order was logos or right reason. Living according to that right reason implied showing ...

Questioning Cosmopolitanism 2011, Springer, Dordrecht

ISBN-13: 9789400715653

2010 edition