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Introduction: : Independence, global entanglement and the co-production of sovereignty
(2017-07-18) - Journal article,
This article introduces a special issue, exploring some of the themes that tie the articles together and relevant conceptual issues
Overcoming ‘Gnosticism’? Realism as political theology
(2015-01-03) - Journal article,
This paper takes issue with approaches that relate realist political theology exclusively back to its Schmittian and neo-orthodox roots. While not entirely denying those influences, it argues that realist thought is more ...
Hobbes on the making and unmaking of citizens
(2016) - Journal article,
This article examines Thomas Hobbes’s views on legal citizenship in view of sovereign prerogative powers and the conditions of rule by law. It is argued that the authority of Hobbesian sovereigns includes the right to ...
Nature and artifice in Hobbes’s international political thought
(2015) - Journal article,
This article argues that the artificiality of Hobbesian states facilitates their coexistence and reconciliation. In particular, it is suggested that international relations may be characterised by an artificial equality, ...
Dissonance and decision-making mistakes in the age of risk
(2016-02-18) - Journal article,
Scholars of public and foreign policy have emphasized the role of decision processes in the creation of policy failures and fiascos and have demonstrated the importance that psychological factors play in policy mistakes. ...
Farewell to teleology : reflections on Camus and a rebellious cosmopolitanism without hope
(2016-02) - Journal article,
This article reconstructs Albert Camus’s notion of the absurd in order to elucidate his critique of historical teleology. In his life and work, Camus endeavoured to develop a fallibilist historical sensibility suitable to ...
Self and other in critical international theory : assimilation, incommensurability and the paradox of critique
(2011-01) - Journal article,
This article is principally concerned with the way some sophisticated critical approaches in International Relations (TR) tend to compromise their critical edge in their engagement with the self/other problematique. Critical ...
Between politics and the political : reading Hans J. Morgenthau’s double critique of depoliticisation
(2014-01) - Journal article,
This article situates H. Morgenthau’s thought in the context of post-foundationalist theorisations of the difference between politics and the political. In doing so, it shows how Morgenthau’s sophisticated realism refused ...
International criminal justice between Scylla and Charybdis — the "peace versus justice" dilemma analysed through the lenses of Judith Shklar's and Hannah Arendt's legal and political theories
(2017-12) - Journal article,
The present article discusses the “peace versus justice” dilemma in international criminal justice through the lenses of the respective legal (and political) theories of Judith Shklar and Hannah Arendt—two thinkers who ...
As thick as thieves : exploring Thomas Hobbes's critique of ancient friendship and its contemporary relevance
(2018-03-19) - Journal article,
Recent decades have witnessed a revival of interest in ancient friendship both as a normative and as an explanatory concept. The literature concurs in holding Hobbes responsible for the marginalisation of friendship in ...