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International Relations Theory and Philosophy: Interpretive Dialogues / Edition 1

International Relations Theory and Philosophy: Interpretive Dialogues / Edition 1

by Cerwyn Moore, Chris Farrands
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This book discusses the contribution of philosophers and thinkers whose ideas have recently begun to permeate international relations theory. It provides an introduction to the contemporary debates regarding theories and methodologies used to study international relations, particularly the relationships between interpretive accounts of social action, European philosophical traditions, hermeneutics and the discipline of international relations. The authors provides a platform for dialogue between theorists and researchers engaged in a more specific area studies, geo-political studies, political theory and historical accounts of international politics.

The volume analyzes a variety of theoretical and explores the work of Nietzsche, Heidegger, Gramsci, Wittgenstein, Gadamer, Levinas, Bakhtin, Patocka, Derridean, Deleuze and
Susan Sontag. Making an important contribution to discussions about how to study the complexities of world politics, this book will be of interest to students and researchers of international relations, politics, sociology,
philosophy and political theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415462266
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/21/2009
Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics Series , #80
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 0.62(w) x 0.92(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Cerwyn Moore is Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Birmingham, UK.

Chris Farrands is Lecturer in International Relations at Nottingham Trent University, UK.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: On Philosophical Traditions and Hermeneutic Global Politics Cerwyn Moore and Chris Farrands 2. Nietzsche’s Style: On Language, Knowledge and Power in International Relations Roland Bleiker and Mark Chou 3. Deconstructing the Modern Subject: Method and Possibility in Martin Heidegger's Hermeneutics of Facticity Louiza Odysseos 4. Gadamer’s Enduring Influence in International Relations: Interpretation in Gadamer, Ricoeur and Beyond Chris Farrands 5. Jan Patocka and Global Politics Cerwyn Moore 6. Emmanuel Levinas, Ethics and Rupturing the Political Andrea den Boer 7. Walking Corpses: Arendt on the Limits and Possibilities of Cosmopolitan Politics Patricia Owens 8. Wittgenstein and International Relations Theory Karin Fierke 9. Bakhtin: From Substance to Process Xavier Guillaume 10. Derrida: Aporias of Otherness Claudia Aradau 11. On the Nature of Sovereignty: Gilles Deleuze and the Theory of World Politics Julian Reid 12. Edward Said and Postcolonial International Relations Mark B.Salter 13. On Habermas, Marx and the Critical Theory Tradition: Theoretical Mastery or Drift? Alexander Anievas 14. Poststructuralism and the Randomisation of History: The ‘Taboo’ of Historical Materialism Andreas Bieler and Adam David Morton 15. Regarding the Pain of Susan Sontag Stephen Chan

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