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As the world entered a twenty-year period of seemingly constant battle, Debs's revolutionary patriotism came under siege. Ethics, he claims, is hospitality. Further, both theories reveal the importance of considering how best to interact with the Other and others, and what is at stake. As manifested in American history, patriotism meant defending sacred principles and resisting tyranny and oppression, often in defiance of the law.

Nested structures of

Liberals of their day are thought to have divided into two camps regarding the role of ethnoracial affiliation in people's lives. It advocates some reforms in global governance to allow world citizens to take more directly a part into political life. Even in situations where we engage in the most minimal interaction, we ascribe identities to others and simultaneously to ourselves. In independent but overlapping criticism, they attempted to reconcile American nationalism with the liberal principles undergirding the American republic. We are thus conditioned by the Other's address and begin to form culture and identity.

More recently, scholars have dismissed cosmopolitan patriotism as theoretically contradictory. Hansen, published by the University of Chicago Press. Constitution as the final word on democratic institutions. Where Debs viewed America's jingoism as a symptom of materialism, Addams, like James, attributed it to a spiritual crisis emanating from a breakdown in the institutions of self-government. The Powers of Mourning and Violence.

Nested structures of governance balancing the principles of irreducibility i. For Derrida, the foundation of ethics is hospitality, the readiness and the inclination to welcome the Other into one's home. It loved Truth and Right, not some flag or physical territory.

For Derrida the foundation of ethics

Debating American Identity, by Jonathan M. For Levinas, the foundation of ethics consists in the obligation to respond to the Other. At issue, rather, was whether his Socialist critique was really un-American, as the prosecutor charged, or the very embodiment of patriotism, as he himself had been arguing for twenty-five years. All were implicated in the new patriotism. They acknowledged that communities and nations have historically inhibited individuality at home and abroad but argued that this need not be so.

This, Addams believed, is what patriotism had meant to America's Founding Fathers. He proposes a world without sovereign nation-states, territorially organized in small autonomous but not-sovereign cantonal polities, complemented by strong world organizations. This book also contributes to recent scholarship challenging Progressivism's tarnished image as an elite-driven, corporate-administrative push for social control.