Post Tagged with: "Hobbes"

Interview – Richard Ned Lebow

Interview – Richard Ned Lebow

Richard Ned Lebow discusses his ‘dinner party’ with Mozart, reflects on the key events that shaped his life, and explains what distinguishes his theory of constructivism.

The Tale of a ‘Realism’ in International Relations

The Tale of a ‘Realism’ in International Relations

The tale of a contiguous Realist tradition, running the gamut from Thucydides to Morgenthau, occludes these thinkers’ strong normative commitments.

The Enduring Importance of Hobbes in the Study of IR

The Enduring Importance of Hobbes in the Study of IR

Complex rationality, as demonstrated in Hobbes’ tale of the fool, opens up possibilities for synthesizing three IR paradigms. This more cosmopolitan vision might inspire a new paradigm: cosmopolitik.

The Social Contract Theory in a Global Context

The Social Contract Theory in a Global Context

Today’s philosophers, much like those before them, continually evolve the social contract idea. Despite theoretical difficulties, it persists as political theorists’ most viable tool for conceptualizing the principles of global justice.

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