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Two conceptions of international practice: Aristotelian praxis or Wittgensteinian language-games ?
Scholars from the recent ‘practice turn’ in International Relations have urged us to rethink the international realm in terms of practices. The principal exponents of the turn, Emanuel Adler andExpand
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Understanding international practices from the internal point of view
The article is written in response to a recent flurry of studies on international practices. In investigating this theme, International Relations scholars have drawn on diverse traditions inExpand
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Practice Theory and International Relations
Are social practices actions, or institutional frameworks of interaction structured by common rules? How do social practices such as signing a cheque differ from international practices such asExpand
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Why Moral Bioenhancement Is a Bad Idea and Why Egalitarianism Would Make It Worse
  • S. Lechner
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • The American journal of bioethics : AJOB
  • 3 April 2014
In a recent article, Robert Sparrow (2014) offers a critical response to proposals for moral bioenhancement advanced by Ingmar Persson and Julian Savulescu (2008; 2012; 2013) and Allen BuchananExpand
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Why anarchy still matters for International Relations: On theories and things
The category of anarchy is conventionally associated with the emergence of an autonomous discipline of International Relations (IR). Recently, Donnelly has argued that anarchy has never been centralExpand
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Wood's Kantian Ethics: A Hermeneutics of Freedom
Allen Wood’s Kantian Ethics is an ambitious monograph promising us to map out the general structure of Kant’s moral philosophy. Out of fifteen chapters, ten discuss canonical topics in Kant’s thoughtExpand
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What Difference Does Ius Inter Gentes Make? Changing Diplomatic Rights and Duties and the Modern European States-System
The legal status of diplomats underwent a dramatic change between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries as a consequence of a transformed European states-system. Its transformation is linked to iusExpand
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Practice Theory and International Relations: A reply to our critics
Neuroscience: On Practices, Truth, and Rationality
Chris Kaposy (2010) argues that neuroscience has generated a body of evidence that casts doubt on the proposition that entities and capacities such as free will, selfhood, and personhood exist. TheExpand