Grounding Cosmopolitanism: From Kant to the Idea of a Cosmopolitan Constitution

Grounding Cosmopolitanism: From Kant to the Idea of a Cosmopolitan Constitution

by Garrett Wallace Brown


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ISBN-13: 9780748677306
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 04/01/2013
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Garrett Wallace Brown is Lecturer in Politics at the University of Sheffield

Table of Contents

A Note on the Texts and Kant Referencing ix

Acknowledgements xi

Introduction 1

I An Abridged History of Cosmopolitan Thought and the Connections to Kant's Cosmopolitanism 4

II Contemporary Cosmopolitan Themes and the Distinctiveness of a Kantian Approach to Cosmopolitanism 9

III The Critiques of Cosmopolitanism and the Structure of Response 15

IV Methodology: Kant the Cosmopolitan and a Kantian form of Cosmopolitanism 20

Part 1

1 Kant's Comopolitanism 31

I Moral Foundations of Kant's Cosmopolitanism 33

II Cosmopolitanism, Globalization and Kant's Problematic Theory of History 37

III Cosmopolitan Jurisprudence and the Foundation for a Cosmopolitan Matrix 44

IV Cosmopolitan Jurisprudence and the Development of a Kantian Cosmopolitan Matrix 47

V Conclusion 50

2 Kant's Cosmopolitan Law and the Idea of a Cosmopolitan Constitution 55

I Cosmopolitan Law and a Condition of Cosmopolitan Constitution Right 57

II Cosmopolitan Right and the Laws of Hospitality 59

III Kantian Constitutionalism and the Idea of a Cosmopolitan Constitution 66

IV Conclusion 78

Part 2

3 State Sovereignty, Federation and Kant's Cosmopolitanism 87

I Kant's Move from Natural Law to Lawful Cosmopolitanism 89

II The Definitive Articles of Perpetual Peace and the Jurisprudence of Kant's Cosmopolitanism 89

III The Scope of Federation in a Cosmopolitan Order 106

IV Kant's Cosmopolitanism and its Relationship to Contemporary International Relations Theory 110

V Conclusion 117

4 Cultural Difference and Kant's Cosmopolitan Law 123

I Claims from Culture: Cultural Relativism and Cultural Pluralism 126

II Some Confusion Regarding Cultural Communities and Identity 128

IIIKant's Pragmatic Anthropology and the Cosmopolitan Alternative to the Reductionist Sociology of Culture 131

IV Cultural Relativism and the Critique of Kantian Universalism 133

V Coexist versus Cohere: Kant's Cosmopolitanism and Cultural Pluralism 140

VI Conclusion: Kantian Cosmopolitanism and Diversity 143

5 Distributive Justice and the Capability for Effective Autonomy 149

I Normative Principles of Kant's Distributive Justice 150

II Kant's Social Welfare and Distributive Justice 159

III Effective Autonomy and Capabilities for Freedom 167

IV Effective Autonomy and Cosmopolitan Concerns for Distributive Justice 171

V Conclusion 178

6 Conclusion: Applied Theory and a Continued Cosmopolitan Enthusiasm 186

I Implications of Kant's Constitutional Cosmopolitanism: Globalization, Global Markets and Inequality 189

II The Protection of Cosmopolitan Right and the Global Forum 191

III Humanitarian Assistance and Global Justice 195

IV The Idea of Universal Human Rights as a Basis for Cosmopolitan Right 198

V Applied Theory: Toward a Cosmopolitan Condition 202

VI Conclusion 210

Bibliography 217

Index 231

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