Publisher description for Toward perpetual peace and other writings on politics, peace, and history / Immanuel Kant ; edited and with an introduction by Pauline Kleingeld ; translated by David L. Colclasure ; with essays by Jeremy Waldron, Michael W. Doyle, Allen W. Wood.


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Immanuel Kant’s views on politics, peace, and history have lost none of their relevance since their publication more than two centuries ago. This volume contains a comprehensive collection of Kant’s writings on international relations theory and political philosophy, superbly translated and accompanied by stimulating essays.

Pauline Kleingeld provides a lucid introduction to the main themes of the volume, and three essays by distinguished contributors follow: Jeremy Waldron on Kant’s theory of the state; Michael W. Doyle on the implications of Kant’s political theory for his theory of international relations; and Allen W. Wood on Kant’s philosophical approach to history and its current relevance.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Peace.
Political science -- Philosophy.