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A Philosophy Of International Law

1st Edition

By Fernando Teson

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Why should sovereign states obey international law? What compels them to owe allegiance to a higher set of rules when each country is its own law of the land? What is the basis of their obligations to each other? Conventional wisdom suggests that countries are too different from one another culturally to follow laws out of mere loyalty to each othe

Table of Contents

The Kantian Thesis -- Sovereignty and Intervention -- International Law, Game Theory, and Morality -- The Rawlsian Theory of International Law -- Self-Determination, Group Rights, and Secession -- Radical Challenges: Feminism and International Law

About the Author

Fernando R. Teson is professor of law at Arizona State University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PHI000000
PHILOSOPHY / General