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Cosmopolitan Norms, Human Rights, and Democratic Iterations



In this lecture, Professor Benhabib
discusses one of the most divisive controversies of our
times: What are cosmopolitan rights? Are they, as some
argue, "the Trojan horse" of an imperial neo-liberal order
extending throughout the globe? Or are they the principles
of any future cosmopolitical order based on the principles
of equality, autonomy, and self-government?