Patriotism, Poverty, and Global Justice: A Kantian Engagement with Pauline Kleingeld's Kant and Cosmopolitanism

Kantian Review 19 (2):251-266 (2014)

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Helga Varden
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
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In this article I critically engage some of the philosophical ideas Kleingeld presents in Kant and Cosmopolitanism, namely patriotism, poverty and global justice. Against Kleingeld, I propose, first, that perhaps democracy is less important and affectionate love more so to both Kant himself as well as to an account that can successfully refute a Bernard Williams style objection to Kantian patriotism; second, that guaranteeing unconditional poverty relief for all its citizens is constitutive of the minimally just state for Kant; and, third, that there seem to be more disanalogies between the domestic and the global public authorities in Kant's account of right than Kleingeld's interpretation allows for.
Keywords Pauline Kleingeld   Kant's Doctrine of Right   cosmopolitanism   poverty   global justice   patriotism
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DOI 10.1017/s1369415414000041
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