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TitleThe Politics of International Political Theory [electronic resource] : Reflections on the Works of Chris Brown / edited by Mathias Albert, Anthony F. Lang Jr
ImprintCham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019
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Descript XI, 268 p. online resource


This book assesses the impact of the work of Chris Brown in the field of International Political Theory. The volume engages with general issues of IPT as well as basic issues such as the use and role of practical reasoning and presents a nuanced understanding about issues regarding the legitimacy of war and violence. It explores questions that pertain to human rights, morality, and ethics, and generally an outlook for devising a ‘better’ world. The project is ideal for audiences with interest in International Relations, Ethics and Morality Studies and International Political Theory. Mathias Albert is Professor of Political Science at Bielefeld University, Germany. He is author of Ordnung und Regieren in der Weltgesellschaft(2018) and A Theory of World Politics (2016). Anthony F. Lang Jr. is Professor of International Political Theory in the School of International Relations at the University of St Andrews, UK


1. Chapter 1 Introduction: The Politics of International Political Theory by Anthony F Lang, Jr. and Mathias Albert -- 2. Chapter 2 Dogmatic Anti-Dogmatism: Learning from Chris Brown by Colin Wight -- 3. Chapter 3 The Politics of Judgment in International Political Theory by Kimberly Hutchings -- 4. Chapter 4 Practical Judgement: Inconsistent – or Incoherent? by Nicholas Rengger -- 5. Chapter 5 Humanity in International Political Theory: Chris Brown and the Principles, Politics and Practice of Humanitarianism by Henry Radice -- 6. Chapter 6 Between Sovereign Judgment and the International Rule of Law: The Protection of People from Mass Atrocities by Lothar Brock -- 7. Chapter 7 War and the ‘Brotherhood of Hooliganism’ by Ken Booth -- 8. Chapter 8 Emotions and Political Limitations: Working through the Broken Middle with Chris Brown by Brent Steele -- 9. Chapter 9 The Politics of Human Rights by David Owen -- 10. Chapter 10 The Ethics of Brexit by Mervyn Frost -- 11. Chapter 11 Cultural Incomprehension and the Tragic Sense of Life by David Boucher -- 12. Chapter 12 Chris Brown’s liberal conservatism, the process of moral learning and global institutional transformations by Heikki Patomäki -- 13. Chapter 13 In Response by Chris Brown -- 14. Chapter 14 Postscriptum: Chris Brown, and International Political Theory anywhere else but in Bayreuth Mathias Albert and Anthony Lang.  

Political theory International relations Globalization Social justice Ethics Political Theory. Foreign Policy. Globalization. Social Justice Equality and Human Rights. Ethics.


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