"Toward Perpetual Peace" and Other Writings on Politics, Peace, and History (Rethinking the Western Tradition)

"Toward Perpetual Peace" and Other Writings on Politics, Peace, and History (Rethinking the Western Tradition)

By: Immanuel Kant (author), David L. Colclasure (translator), Pauline Kleingeld (editor), Michael W. Doyle (contributor), Jeremy Waldron (contributor), Pauline Kleingeld (contributor), Allen W. Wood (contributor)Paperback

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Immanuel Kant's views on politics, peace, and history have lost none of their relevance since their publication more than two centuries ago. This volume contains a comprehensive collection of Kant's writings on international relations theory and political philosophy, superbly translated and accompanied by stimulating essays. Pauline Kleingeld provides a lucid introduction to the main themes of the volume, and three essays by distinguished contributors follow: Jeremy Waldron on Kant's theory of the state; Michael W. Doyle on the implications of Kant's political theory for his theory of international relations; and Allen W. Wood on Kant's philosophical approach to history and its current relevance.

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Pauline Kleingeld is professor of philosophy, Leiden University, The Netherlands. David L. Colclasure is assistant professor and head of the German Studies Programme at the Monterey Institute of International Studies. Michael W. Doyle is Harold Brown Professor at Columbia University in the School of International and Public Affairs and Columbia Law School. Jeremy Waldron is University Professor and director of the Center for Law and Philosophy, Columbia University. Allen W. Wood is Ward W. and Priscilla B. Woods Professor at Stanford University.

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  • publication date: 10/11/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780300110708
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780300110708
  • weight: 354
  • ISBN10: 0300110707

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