Imperfect Cosmopolis : Studies in the history of international legal theory and cosmopolitan ideas (eBook, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Imperfect Cosmopolis : Studies in the history of international legal theory and cosmopolitan ideas

Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2011.
Series: Political Philosophy Now / Cavallar, Georg
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
In current debates, the term "cosmopolitanism" 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. It does not offer a comprehensive history of cosmopolitanism, but focuses on often neglected aspects and issues, such as its impact on international legal  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9780708323687 0708323685
OCLC Number: 830937715
Reproduction Notes: [S.l.] : eblib.
Description: Online Ressource.
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
Series Title: Political Philosophy Now / Cavallar, Georg
Responsibility: Cavallar, Georg.

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In current debates, the term "cosmopolitanism" often remains quite vague and leads to sweeping generalizations. this book looks at the notion from a decidedly historical perspective, trying to give  Read more...

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