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cos·mo·pol·i·tan

(koz'mō-pol'i-tan),
In the biologic sciences, a term denoting worldwide distribution.
[G. kosmos, universe, + polis, city-state]

cos·mo·pol·i·tan

(koz'mō-pol'i-tăn)
biologic sciences A term denoting worldwide distribution.
[G. kosmos, universe, + polis, city-state]
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Summary: As Marin Beros has noted, the concept of cosmopolitanism dates from the period of the ancient Greek philosopher Cynic Diogenes of Sinope, who first declared, "I am cosmopolitan."
"The Global Cosmopolitan Mindset" relates some of the stories that global leaders and entrepreneurs have shared with Professor Brimm.
We seek to investigate the role of individuals' volume of cultural capital--a set of embodied, objectified or institutionalised symbolical resources that improve chances in life (such as university degrees, occupational titles and "legitimate" ways of manoeuvring in the social world manifested in "cultivated" tastes and manners [Bourdieu 1986])--in recognising the media as instruments for accumulating and maintaining cosmopolitan capital.
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Nine papers from that gathering examine cosmopolitan aspects of their work.
This theoretically ambitious book defines its object of study as deseo de mundo or desire for the world, a utopian cosmopolitan drive present in modern Latin American literature to transcend all markers of particular identity and reach out to the horizon of universal modernity.
Finally, cosmopolitans recognize obligations beyond "kith and kin" and realize that, as Immanuel Kant stated, "violation of rights in one place is felt throughout the world." Justice, therefore, has global relevancy and application.
A comprehensive history that begins with the Gold Rush, Cosmopolitans illuminates the events and personalities that shaped the Bay Area's Jewish and civic communities in chronological and thematic chapters.
Cosmopolitan theories are identified with an idea of moral impartiality.
For many of the cosmopolitans, para-church organizations satisfy their needs for fellowship and spiritual support.
"I've had many Cosmopolitans sent across to me in bars, but I always think, God, if I could get this in a bottle, I could clean so much stuff at home."
So what sorts of views do hard-core cosmopolitans press?