World Government or Else?
Some think that there is only one adequate answer to these challenges: to create a world state that governs the entire globe. Others think that creating a world state is not a good idea for different reasons: it is unrealistic (given as the world it is now dominated by territorial nation states); it is undesirable (it could lead to global tyranny and/or force upon humanity a homogeneity that we don’t want); it is ineffective (there are other solutions to these problems, such as stronger nation states, supra-national organizations, stronger regional cooperation). This two-day workshop (June 13, 2017-June 14, 2017) will examine the question whether we need a world government (and in what form), both from theoretical and from empirical angles.
Global Transitional Justice – A Cosmopolitan Approach to Political Reconciliation
13.06.2017, Hahn Henning
A Function-Sensitive Approach to the Political Legitimacy of Global Governance
13.06.2017, Erman Eva
Governance without Government Redux: Reasons to be Phlegmatic about World Government
13.06.2017, Sinclair Timothy
Realism and Idealism in Kant’s Theory of Global Governance
13.06.2017, Pinheiro Walla Alice