Dr. Seyla Benhabib: Towards a Critical Social Theory of Cosmopolitanism

Dr. Seyla Benhabib: Towards a Critical Social Theory of CosmopolitanismEugene Meyer Professor of Political Science and Philosophy at Yale University Click here for the video of the lecture. At the EURECO and CEMES (Centre for Modern European Studies) symposium, Dr. Seyla Benhabib presented a brief philosophical paper on the revival of cosmopolitan ideals and legal cosmopolitanism. She argued that while the project of cosmopolitanism involves contradictory processes and may indeed generates itself its own contradictions, it can still nonetheless be used as a “critical normative ideal” to illuminate and give insight into the… Read More