Kant: Theorist beyond Limits

  • Howard Williams
  • Ken Booth
Part of the St Antony’s Series book series

Abstract

Kant’s reputation in world philosophy is secure; in the study of world politics it is still being made. For decades Kant’s work was marginal and marginalised in academic international relations, though he has a justifiable claim to be the first comprehensive theorist of world politics. Kant has something to say, inter alia, about justice, international government, domestic politics and interstate relations, war and peace — and other priority issues on the international relations agenda. He also makes a fundamental contribution to our thinking about ontology and epistemology. If for nothing else he is a key figure because he was the first political philosopher of significance to emphasise the primacy of the international in understanding politics.

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Europe Tate Arena Defend Doyle 

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  • Howard Williams
  • Ken Booth

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