volume 40, issue 5, P226-238 2013
DOI: 10.1163/15406253-04005017
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Jürgen Habermas

Abstract: The chances of the project of a “cosmopolitan order” being successful are not worse now than they were in 1945 or in 1989–1990.This does not mean that the chances are good, but we should not lose sight of the scale of things. The Kantian project first became part of the political agenda with the League of Nations, in other words after more than 200 years; and the idea of a cosmopolitan order first received a lasting embodiment with the foundation of the United Nations (UN). This process points toward a continu…

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