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Author: Charles Covell
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Title: Kant and the Law of Peace: A Study in the Philosophy of International Law and International Relations
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Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan (March 1, 1998)
Pages: 237

Kant and the Law of Peace: A Study in the Philosophy of International Law and International Relations by Charles Covell



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Kant and the Law of Peace is a critical examination of the jurisprudential aspects of Kant's international thought, with reference to the argument of his treatise Perpetual Peace (1795). Kant's international thought is situated in the wider context of his moral and political philosophy

Charles Covell examines the jurisprudential aspects of Kant's international thought, with particular reference to the argument of the treatise "Perpetual Peace" (1795). The book begins with a general outline of Kant's moral and political philosophy. In the discussion of "Perpetual Peace" that follows, it is explained how Kant saw law as providing the basis for peace among men and states in the international sphere, and how, in his exposition of the elements of the law of peace, Kant broke with the secular natural law tradition of Grotius, Hobbes, Wolff and Vattel in the view he took of the. foundations of the law to make peace in the international sphere. In the conclusion to the book, Kant and his law of peace are considered in relation to the condition of contemporary international society.

nation of the law of peace given in the essay, that this volume is primarily concerned. Kant ranks as one of the greatest philosophers in the modern tradition in Western philosophy that began in the seventeenth century with the work of the French rationalist philosopher Rene Descartes (1596±1650). Kant's greatness as a philosopher rests, first and foremost, on the explanatory power of the examination of the foundations of human reason and understanding in their theoretical employment that he conducted in the work that stands as his masterpiece: the. Critique of Pure Reason  . For he took the view that the extension of the rule of law to international society necessitated.

Charles Covell is Associate Professor of Political Science and Jurisprudence at the University of Tsukuba in Japan. in Books Law Philosophy. in Books Textbooks Humanities Philosophy Ethics. Tell the Publisher! I'd like to read this book on Kindle.

Published April 15th 1998 by Palgrave MacMillan (first published January 1st 1998). International Relations.

a study in the philosophy of international law and international relations. Published 1998 by MacMillan Press, St. Martin's Press in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York. Immanuel Kant (1724-1804). Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-225) and index. vii, 237 p. ; Number of pages.

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Covell (political science, U. of Tsukuba, Japan) examines the jurisprudential aspects of the thought of Immanuel Kant (1724- 1804), specifically concerning his thoughts on the necessary foundations for peace among people and states found in the treatise Perpetual Peace (1795). The author argues that while Kant stands in the liberal tradition in international thought and practice, his liberalism is at odds with current trends in international thinking. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.