Progressive Realism: Possible? Yes. Cogent? Perhaps Not

20 Pages Posted: 6 Sep 2019

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William E. Scheuerman

Indiana University Bloomington - Department of Political Science

Date Written: September 5, 2019

Abstract

Prominent mid-century classical realists (e.g., E.H. Carr, John Herz, Hans J. Morgenthau) married identifiably realist ideas about international relations to left-liberal (and progressive) political sympathies, in some cases advocating a fundamental reorganization of the interstate system along globalist institutional lines. Although the history of international ideas clearly suggests the possibility of a progressive realist synthesis, legitimate questions can still be raised about its overall theoretical coherence.

Keywords: Hans J. Morgenthau, International Relations Theory, Realism, World Government

Suggested Citation

Scheuerman, William E., Progressive Realism: Possible? Yes. Cogent? Perhaps Not (September 5, 2019). Duke Global Working Paper Series No. 2019/10. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3448691 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3448691

William E. Scheuerman (Contact Author)

Indiana University Bloomington - Department of Political Science ( email )

Bloomington, IN
United States

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