Kant's Cosmopolitan Law : World Citizenship for a Global Order

  title={Kant's Cosmopolitan Law : World Citizenship for a Global Order},
  author={Pauline Kleingeld},
  journal={Kantian Review},
In debates over the conditions for a just world order, one hears frequent appeals to Kant's call for states to unite in a federation. Given the force of Kant's arguments and their influence on the shape of such institutions as the League of Nations and the United Nations, this is certainly justified. But an essential part of what Kant saw as necessary for a global legal order is usually neglected. What is overlooked is Kant's emphasis on the status of individuals under what he calls… 
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