The Cultural Foundations of Mutual Recognition

  • Fiorella Kostoris Padoa Schioppa


The three forms — ghettoization, assimilation (either closed or open) and mutual recognition — discussed in the Preface of this volume have emerged in the course of time and have also been present in the twentieth century. Indeed, there not only exist oscillations in history or returns to the past, but, as it hopefully will become clear in what follows, there is also a continuum for example between philosophies advocating assimilation, those favourable to tolerance, and the principle of mutual recognition. Perhaps only the extremes — represented by mutual recognition and ghettoization — are truly disconnected.


Mutual Recognition Cultural Foundation Choose People John Xxiii Opus Omnia 
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