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Political Theory And International Relations

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Charles Beitz rejects two highly influential conceptions of international theory as empirically inaccurate and theoretically misleading. In one, international relations is a Hobbesian state of nature in which moral judgments are entirely inappropriate, and in the other, states are analogous to persons in domestic society in having rights of autonomy that insulate them from
Published October 21st 1979 by Princeton University Press
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Una adaptación de las teorías ético-jurídicas de John Rawl fue intentada por Charles R. Beitz en Political Theory and International Relations.

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Micheal Hoffman
This book is a great overview to the political theory of international relations. It is not very in depth, but that is not his goal. I did not find Beitz's account of international contractualism satisfactory.
Beitz's book is presenting an argument in favour of increased normative theorizing in international relations.
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