1. Introduction: classical theory and international relations in context Beate Jahn; Part I. Intellectual Contexts: 2. Pericles, realism, and the normative conditions of deliberate action Sara Monoson and Michael Loriaux; 3. Immanuel Kant and the democratic peace John MacMillan; 4. 'One powerful and enlightened nation': Kant and the quest for a global rule of law Antonio Franceschet; 5. Rousseau and Saint-Pierre's peace project: a critique of 'history of international relations theory' Yuichi Aiko; Part II. Political Contexts: 6. The savage smith and the temporal walls of capitalism David L. Blaney and Naeem Inayatullah; 7. Property and propriety in international relations: the case of John Locke David Boucher; 8. Classical smoke, classical mirror: Kant and Mill in liberal international relations theory Beate Jahn; Part III. Lineages: 9. The 'other' in classical political theory: Re-contextualising the cosmopolitan/communitarian debate Robert Shilliam; 10. Images of Grotius Edward Keene; 11. The Hobbesian theory of international relations: three traditions Michael C. Williams; 12. Re-appropriating Clausewitz: the neglected dimensions of counter-strategic thought Julian Reid.
An edited volume of essays demonstrating the importance of classical thinkers in international relations.
Beate Jahn is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations in the Department of International Relations at the University of Sussex. She is the author of The Cultural Construction of International Relations (2000) and Politik und Moral (1993).