Democracy and world peace: the Kantian dilemma of United States foreign policy

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Title Democracy and world peace: the Kantian dilemma of United States foreign policy
Author Kane, John
Journal Name Australian Journal of International Affairs
Year Published 2012
Place of publication Australia
Publisher Routledge
Abstract theoretical gulf between morality and politics as to make the ideal seem unreachable. Kant tried to show how a world resistant to morality might nevertheless evolve towards one in which moral action had real political effect*a necessary condition, he believed, for an international federation of republics committed to peaceful coexistence. The implausibility of his account reveals the problematic nature of the idealismrealism divide, but also, in its attempt to bridge that divide, points the way towards a genuinely
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Alternative URI http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10357718.2012.672950
Copyright Statement Copyright 2012 Taylor & Francis. This is the author-manuscript version of this paper. Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Please refer to the journal's website for access to the definitive, published version.
Volume 66
Issue Number 3
Page from 292
Page to 312
ISSN 1035-7718
Date Accessioned 2012-06-21
Date Available 2013-06-26T23:51:56Z
Language en_US
Research Centre Centre for Governance and Public Policy
Faculty Griffith Business School
Subject International Relations
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/47011
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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