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Hobbes, Realism and the Tradition of International Law - Charles Covell

Hobbes, Realism and the Tradition of International Law

Hardcover Published: 31st March 2004
ISBN: 9780333761540
Number Of Pages: 194

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Charles Covell considers the political thought of Thomas Hobbes in relation to the tradition of international law, and with the intention to challenge the reading of Hobbes as the exponent of the realist standpoint in international thought and practice. The relation of Hobbes to international law is explained through attention to the place that he occupies among the modern secular natural law thinkers, such as Grotius, Pufendorf, Wolff and Vattel, who founded the modern system of the law of nations.

Introduction
First Principles of Law, State and Government in Hobbes's Civil Philosophy
Natural Law, the Law of Nations and Realism and International Politics
The Tradition of International Law
Conclusion Notes and References
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780333761540
ISBN-10: 0333761545
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 194
Published: 31st March 2004
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Number: 1