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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 lack of consensus on global justice is a microcosm of schisms present in international relations perspectives.
Michael Hardt discusses the changing forms of global structures since writing Empire with Negri and the interactions between social movements, politics and academics.
Less theology and more religious sociology along with the study of political theory would contribute a more nuanced understanding of ‘Nations under God’.
Despite some limitations, Cocks’ volume captivatingly engages with the concept of sovereignty and its practical and historical realities.
Howse uses language that elucidates the importance of ‘the international’ in Strauss’s thinking, but at the same time is accessible for a general, educated audience.
Leavitt’s book makes a valuable contribution to the understanding of Rawls and Sen’s thought in relation to one another, and how both can serve to inform foreign policy.
This feature examines two books that explore universalised human nature and political action, and deftly illuminate the epistemological lineages of the modern world.
What does Mannheim actually mean by saying that certain modes of thought need to be understood in terms of their social origin, and why and how does that really matter for political theory?
Douglas Chalmers’ analysis seeks to look in new places to propose a reform agenda that is focused on an entirely different set of processes than scholars have traditionally covered.
In creating states of nature, the postapocalyptic narrative acknowledges that we decide how to live together and the kinds of rules we might choose.