Paul Seaton

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Paul Seaton is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at St. Mary’s Seminary and University. He specializes primarily in French political thought and has written on and translated several contemporary French thinkers, including Pierre Manent, Chantal Delsol, and Philippe Beneton.

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It is a truism to note that there are multiple cosmopolitanisms. In my view, cosmopolitanism is a genus containing species of rather different sorts. Cosmopolitanism has marked moral attitudes, political life, philosophical thinking, and religious aspiration for millennia. Perhaps each epoch, though, hosts its distinctive versions. This essay takes aim at a widespread contemporary type, one characteristic of advanced democracy.…