Post Tagged with: "ontology"

Between Radical Posthumanism and Weak Anthropocentrism

Between Radical Posthumanism and Weak Anthropocentrism

Analysing posthuman-ness calls into question whether posthuman IR is posthuman as none of IR’s posthumanesque disquisitions develop an ontology of the international.

Interview – Maria Mälksoo

Interview – Maria Mälksoo

Dr Mälksoo explores the ontological security and identities of the Baltic states and compares the historical memory of these states to the Russian biographical narrative.

Interview – Aleš Karmazin

Interview – Aleš Karmazin

Ales Karmazin discusses the concept of Chinese correlative ontology and how it challenges binary logic and puts forward a more nuanced vision of societies.

(Im)possible Universalism:  Remarks on the Politics and Ethics of Grammar

(Im)possible Universalism: Remarks on the Politics and Ethics of Grammar

In the image, what can you see? Understanding the ethical claims to universality in IR is, for heuristic purposes only, similar to looking at the image.

Interview – J. Ann Tickner

Interview – J. Ann Tickner

Professor J. Ann Ticker discusses the vibrancy of contemporary feminist IR, the divide between positivism and postpositivism and the need for IR from the margins.

What the Philosophy of Science is Not Good For

What the Philosophy of Science is Not Good For

The field of IR has been concerned about its scientific status for decades. This concern has led to a number of efforts to make the field “truly scientific” by adopting one or another philosophical and methodological stance: behaviorism in the 1950s, neopositivism in the 1970s and 1980s, and critical realism in the 1990s.

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