Lässt Kants Völkerbund als Mitgliedsstaaten nur Republiken zu?

It often seems to be an unquestioned presupposition that Kant’s concept of the federation of states is limited to states with a republican constitution. In this paper, I argue, firstly, that this presupposition is unwarranted and, secondly, that there are further problems as regards the interpretati...

Author: Hoesch, Matthias
Document types:Article
Media types:Text
Publication date:2012
Date of publication on miami:07.12.2017
Modification date:16.04.2019
Edition statement:[Electronic ed.]
Source:Kant-Studien 103 (2012) 1, 114-125
Subjects:Exzellenzcluster Religion und Politik; Weltstaat; Weltfriede; Immanuel Kant; Politische Philosophie Cluster of Excellence Religion and Politics; world state; world peace; Immanuel Kant; political philosophy
DDC Subject:172: Politische Ethik
193: Philosophie in Deutschland und Österreich
License:InC 1.0
Language:German
Notes:Die Veröffentlichung erfolgt mit freundlicher Genehmigung des de Gruyter Verlags.
Format:PDF document
ISSN:0022-8877
URN:urn:nbn:de:hbz:6-50229578613
Permalink:http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:hbz:6-50229578613
Other Identifiers:DOI: 10.1515/kant-2012-0006
Digital documents:artikel_hoesch_2012_kants-voelkerbund.pdf

It often seems to be an unquestioned presupposition that Kant’s concept of the federation of states is limited to states with a republican constitution. In this paper, I argue, firstly, that this presupposition is unwarranted and, secondly, that there are further problems as regards the interpretation of Kant’s international law.