Studies in Philosophy and Education 29 (2):129-140 (2010)

Immanuel Kant’s essay on Perpetual Peace contains a rejection of the idea of a world government. In connexion with a substantial argument for cosmopolitan rights based on the human body and its need for a space on the surface of the Earth, Kant presents the most rigorous philosophical formulation ever given of the limitations of the cosmopolitan law. In this contribution, Kant’s essay is analysed and the reasons he gives for these restrictions discussed in relation to his main focus: to project a realistic path to perpetual peace.
Keywords Cosmopolitanism  Hospitality  Human body  Politics  Federation  Morality  Publicity
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DOI 10.1007/s11217-009-9167-x
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