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Beyond the Cultural Argument

Margaret Moore

in The Ethics of Nationalism

Published in print June 2001 | ISBN: 9780198297468
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599958 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198297467.003.0003
Beyond the Cultural Argument

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This chapter examines arguments that link national community with a particular type of culture, and then links culture with something that is valued (autonomy, well‐being). Versions of this argument have been put forward by Tamir, Miller, Kymlicka, MacCormick, Margalit, and Raz. This chapter argues that it is important to distinguish between a culture and national identity.

Keywords: autonomy; community; culture; nation; national identity; well‐being

Chapter.  9093 words. 

Subjects: Political Theory

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