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Imperfect Cosmopolis: Studies in the History of International Legal Theory and Cosmopolitan Ideas

Imperfect Cosmopolis: Studies in the History of International Legal Theory and Cosmopolitan Ideas

By: Georg Cavallar (author)Paperback

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Description

In current debates, the term cosmopolitanismA" often remains quite vague and leads to sweeping generalizations. Unlike many recent publications, this book looks at the notion from a decidedly historical perspective, trying to give depth and texture to the concept.

About Author

Dr. Georg Cavallar is a teacher and a lecturer at the departments of philosophy and educational science, University of Vienna. He has published on Kant's political philosophy, the history of international law, and educational philosophy.

Contents

*Introduction *Vitoria, Grotius, Pufendorf, Wolff and Vattel: accomplices of European colonialism and exploitation, or true cosmopolitans? *British Enlightenment: the triumph of commercial cosmopolitanism *Kant and the 'miserable comforters': contractual cosmopolitanism *Late eighteenth-century international legal theory: from cosmopolis to the idea of Europe *Immigration, rights and the global community: Pufendorf, Vattel, Bluntschli and Verdross *Conclusion

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780708323823
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780708323823
  • weight: 295
  • ISBN10: 0708323820

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