Kirsten McKillop

The Philosopher’s Peace: Lasting or Final? Kant and Democratic Peace Theory

Since the beginning of political philosophy, peace has been considered to be a high if not one of the highest ends of political action, but anyone looking to account for what we mean by peace faces the fact that we seem to understand peace not on its own terms but only in relation to its …
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The purpose of this Preface is to explain how our title, “Human Ends and the Ends of Politics,” reflects the research which is presented in the papers that follow. In the first place, our title points to the inevitable distance between the ends or aspirations and purposes of individual women and men, on the one …
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