Before Anarchy: Hobbes and his Critics in Modern International Thought

Before Anarchy: Hobbes and his Critics in Modern International Thought

by Theodore Christov

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107535008
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/27/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 307
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x (d)

About the Author

Theodore Christov is Assistant Professor of History and International Affairs at George Washington University, Washington, DC, where he teaches intellectual history and political theory. He is also a Faculty Affiliate at the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies at the Elliott School of International Affairs. He has previously served as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Theory at Northwestern University, Illinois. His research interests lie in international political thought, early modern and modern political theory, and classical theories of international relations. He has published on Hobbes and international thought, Vattel and the liberal state, and the federal idea of early modern Europe.

Table of Contents

Part I. Hobbesian Variations: 1. Introduction: Hobbes after anarchy; 2. Hobbes before anarchy; 3. Hobbes without anarchy; 4. Hobbes against anarchy; Part II. Hobbesian Receptions: 5. Pufendorf's anti-Hobbesian camouflage; 6. Pufendorf's international thought; 7. Rousseau and the quest for peace; 8. Vattel the sorry comforter; Epilogue: globalizing political thought.

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