David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
The Proceedings of the Twenty-First World Congress of Philosophy 2:111-118 (2006)
In this paper the author examines the main features of Jürgen Habermas's cosmopolitan view of the global political order. He specifically examines the importance Habermas accords respectively to individual rights and the nationstate in such an order. After demonstrating that a global political order founded on the defence of individual human rights rather than the nation-state is an assumption that should be taken seriously, the author maintains that it would be undesirable to attribute only a secondary role to the nation-sate. In the second part of the paper, he demonstrates that the nation-state has a positive role to play in the global era, and that those who predict its imminent demise will have to revisit their positions
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Anand Bertrand Commissiong (2011). Cosmopolitanism in Modernity: Human Dignity in a Global Age. Lexington Books.
Jordy Rocheleau (2007). State Consent Vs. Human Rights as Foundations for International Law. Social Philosophy Today 23:117-132.
Sharon Anderson-Gold (2009). Cosmopolitanism and Democracy. Social Philosophy Today 25:209-222.
Martin Albrow (1996/1997). The Global Age: State and Society Beyond Modernity. Stanford University Press.
Michael Keating (2004). Plurinational Democracy: Stateless Nations in a Post-Sovereignty Era. OUP Oxford.
Christian Barry & Pablo Gilabert (2008). Does Global Egalitarianism Provide an Impractical and Unattractive Ideal of Justice? International Affairs 84 (5):1025-1039.
Jürgen Habermas (1999). 1989 dans l'ombre de 1945. Symposium: The Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy 3 (1):53-69.
Annelies Decat (2012). Civilized Spaces and Extreme Horrors. An Interview with Saskia Sassen. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 15 (3):377-386.
Patti Tamara Lenard (2012). Creating Cosmopolitans. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 15 (5):613-630.
Added to index2011-12-02
Total downloads11 ( #136,352 of 1,100,975 )
Recent downloads (6 months)3 ( #115,721 of 1,100,975 )
How can I increase my downloads?