John Williams provides essential insights for anyone with interest in ethical pluralism in contemporary politics, and sets the agenda for future research in this field.
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The approaches in IR theory each possess a legitimate, yet different, view. They offer a means by which to attempt to understand a complex and frequently changing world.
A collection of resources introducing, and exploring, the English School of International Relations.
Various non-governmental agencies are identifying the sins of the world while leaving to the states the managerial task of actually addressing the problems.
IR theory in the West has become parochial and stale. Therefore, it may need Chinese scholarship at least as much as the reverse is true.
Pragmatic humanitarian intervention is an attempt to ensure that R2P is aligned with a traditional pluralist conception of how key international institutions work.
One of the distinguishing characteristics of international society is its attention to a plurality of states operating within a mutually recognised society.
With the evolution of solidarism in the English School, new complexities associated with the concept of moral responsibility are revealed at the state level.
Abandoning interpretivism has paid dividends for the English School. Yet, it continues to be dogged by criticism that it is complacent when it comes to matters of method.
English School pluralism does not deserve its current reputation as a statist, conservative and declining facet of the English School project.
Does it still make sense to speak of a global international society? And what methodological challenges does this pose to the English School?
World society as humanity is both beauty and beast; the concept thus ought to capture the complexity of ways human beings manage the very plurality of the human condition