On the (Im)Possibility of Global Norms in a Divided World: Lessons from the Seventeenth Century

@inproceedings{Krivenko2020OnT,
  title={On the (Im)Possibility of Global Norms in a Divided World: Lessons from the Seventeenth Century},
  author={Ekaterina Yahyaoui Krivenko},
  year={2020}
}
In order to develop a deep and detailed reflection on global norms, international law scholars need to pay more attention to insights supplied by the discussions on the philosophical problem of universals. Using the examples of the discussion on universals in Leibniz and Hobbes, the paper demonstrates the importance of the philosophical problem of universals to discussions on the possibility of global norms. In particular, the comparative study of Leibniz and Hobbes demonstrates that a world… Expand