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Praxis : on acting and knowing

Author: Friedrich V Kratochwil
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2018
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Praxis investigates both the existing practices of international politics and relations during and after the Cold War, and the issue of whether problems of praxis (individual and collective choices) can be subjected to a 'theoretical treatment'. The book comes in two parts: the first deals with the constitution of international relations and the role of theoretical norms in guiding decisions, in areas such as  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Druck-Ausgabe, hardback
Erscheint auch als:
Druck-Ausgabe, paperback
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Friedrich V Kratochwil
ISBN: 9781108557979 110855797X
OCLC Number: 1053700023
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 01 Aug 2018).
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 541 Seiten)
Contents: Foreword; 1. Constructivism and the practices of (international) politics: the case for a humean approach; 2. Constituting; 3. Changing; 4. Showing; 5. Guiding; 6. Sanctioning; 7. Punishing; 8. Remembering and forgetting; 9. Knowing and doubting; 10. Acting; 11. Judging and communicating.
Responsibility: Friedrich Kratochwil.

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Presents a shift from the accepted international relations standard of theorizing, by analyzing policy decisions made in non-ideal conditions within a broader framework of practical choices,  Read more...

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