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Justice, Community and Dialogue in International Relations

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ISBN-10: 0521784476

ISBN-13: 9780521784474

Edition: 2001

Authors: Richard Shapcott, Thomas Biersteker, Chris Brown, Phil Cerny, Joseph Grieco

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Shapcott investigates the question of justice in a culturally diverse world, asking if it is possible to conceive of a universal or cosmopolitan community in which justice to difference is achieved. Justice to difference is possible, according to Shapcott, by recognising the particular manner in which different humans identify themselves. Such recognition is most successfully accomplished through acts of communication, and in particular, conversation. The accounts of understanding developed by H. G. Gadamer provide a valuable way forward in this field. The philosophical hermeneutic account of conversation allows for the development of a level of cosmopolitan solidarity that is both thin and…    
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Book details

List price: $54.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/8/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 276
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Beyond the cosmopolitan/communitarian divide
Communication and community in interpretative theories of international relations
Emancipation and legislation: the boundaries of conversation in poststructuralism and the critical theory of IR
Philosophical hermeneutics: understanding, practical reasoning and human solidarity
Philosophical hermeneutics and its critics
Towards a thin cosmopolitanism