The Rights of War and Peace: Political Thought and the International Order from Grotius to Kant / Edition 1 by Richard Tuck | 9780199248148 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The Rights of War and Peace: Political Thought and the International Order from Grotius to Kant / Edition 1

The Rights of War and Peace: Political Thought and the International Order from Grotius to Kant / Edition 1

by Richard Tuck
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199248141

ISBN-13: 9780199248148

Pub. Date: 10/28/2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book is the first fully historical account of the formative period of modern theories of international law. It sets the scene with an extensive history of the theory of international relations from antiquity down to the seventeenth century. Professor Richard Tuck examines the arguments over the moral basis for war and international aggression, and links the

Overview

This book is the first fully historical account of the formative period of modern theories of international law. It sets the scene with an extensive history of the theory of international relations from antiquity down to the seventeenth century. Professor Richard Tuck examines the arguments over the moral basis for war and international aggression, and links the debates to the writings of the great political theorists such as Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, and Kant.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199248148
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 5.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
1. Humanism
2. Scholasticism
3. Hugo Grotius
4. Thomas Hobbes
5. Samuel Pufendorf
6. From Locke to Vattel
7. Rousseau and Kant
Conclusion
Index

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