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The State as a Person?: Anthropomorphic Personification vs. Concrete Durational Being

@inproceedings{Oprisko2014TheSA,
  title={The State as a Person?: Anthropomorphic Personification vs. Concrete Durational Being},
  author={Robert L. Oprisko and Kristopher Kaliher},
  year={2014}
}
In “The State as Person in International Theory,” Wendt explores the analysis and comparison of the classic unit of international relations to a human subject. In an unprecedented manner, Wendt takes his comparison to the limit, finding connections between the biological aspects of personhood as well as the social. In this essay, we use a structure similar to Wendt’s but come to different conclusions. Using the works of Searle’s intentionality and Mitzen’s ontological security, among others, we… Expand
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