Constructivism in cosmopolitan law: Kant’s right to visit

  title={Constructivism in cosmopolitan law: Kant’s right to visit},
  author={Claudio Corradetti},
  journal={Global Constitutionalism},
  pages={412 - 441}
Abstract: Kant is regarded as one of the most influential cosmopolitan thinkers. Indeed his legacy still influences the contemporary legal and philosophical debate on this issue. But what is the Kantian conception of cosmopolitan law? In which terms does it arise out of his notion of a ‘right to visit’? How does it contribute to the construction of a ‘cosmopolitan constitution’? In this article the view is advanced that Kant was a legal constructivist. The argument assumes also that within Kant… 
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