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Published: 31 May 2018

300 Pages


ISBN: 9780198825340

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A Cosmopolitan Legal Order

Kant, Constitutional Justice, and the European Convention on Human Rights

Alec Stone Sweet and Clare Ryan

  • Provides an accessible introduction to Kantian constitutional theory and the ECHR, focusing on their deep connections to one another
  • Builds connections between Kantian moral philosophy, modern, rights-based constitutional law and practice, and international human rights law
  • Fills an important gap in the literature, offering an external theoretical account of the European Convention on Human Rights regime

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