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Synonyms for cosmopolitan

Synonyms for cosmopolitan

so pervasive and all-inclusive as to exist in or affect the whole world

experienced in the ways of the world; lacking natural simplicity

Synonyms for cosmopolitan

a sophisticated person who has travelled in many countries

growing or occurring in many parts of the world

composed of people from or at home in many parts of the world


of worldwide scope or applicability

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The Source and Significance of Weak Cosmopolitan Sentiments
The cosmopolitan duty argument plays a prominent role in recent
Its red-hot center is not militia country, but the Washington-to-Boston corridor, where cosmopolitan intellectuals have relentlessly championed an anti-cosmopolitan ideology in the name of attacking markets.
It should force a great many "liberal" intellectuals to take their glib antiliberalism seriously - to examine all the conclusions that proceed from their trendy attacks on dynamism and cosmopolitan values.
Cities, too, must become cosmopolitan and open their boundaries to multinational companies, welcoming foreign investment and trade.
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In order to construct rational cosmopolitans, the children in our care must not be permitted to fall under the impression that they have any special or particular ethical obligation to the society or the sect or even the family that gave them shelter when they were helpless -- not because the rational cosmopolitan is hardhearted, but simply because all such obligation is dangerous because of its potential for conflict with one's universal obligations.
But that is precisely why Kant believes that rational cosmopolitans can actually exist.
Ethically, cosmopolitans hold that each individual has universal and equal worth and dignity because they belong to the human species, not because they belong to any particular religion, tribe, nation, state, or station.
Finally, cosmopolitans recognize obligations beyond "kith and kin" and realize that, as Immanuel Kant stated, "violation of rights in one place is felt throughout the world.
Inspired by Matthews and identifying these same characteristics in the Jewish community, Fred Rosenbaum chose Cosmopolitans as the title and organizing principle for his hundred-year history.
The Trinity Forum, founded by Alonzo McDonald, was cited by several cosmopolitans as one of the best examples of how to mainstream evangelicalism at high levels by sponsoring scholarly forums for government and corporate leaders.
SJP also says she hates Cosmopolitans, despite the drink being Carrie Bradshaw's cocktail of choice.
Not only did cosmopolitans have a very capacious view of the duties we all owed to strangers in foreign lands, but they also suggested that our affinities and affections for our families, friends, and fellow countrypeople likely stood in need of substantial justification.
In fact, he is unjustifiably generous in recognizing institutional cosmopolitans as cosmopolitans at all, for institutional cosmopolitans, as Caney construes them, reject "cosmopolitans' central claim .