In this challenging volume, Roger Spegele develops a framework to help the reader understand the differences and commonalities in modernist and postmodernist emancipatory thinking in International Relations.
1. Emancipatory International Relations: Good News, Bad News or No News at All? 2. Between Rationalism and Empiricism: An Emancipatory Reading of Immanuel Kant's International Relations 3. Neo-Kantian Emancipatory Visions and Revisions 4. International Critical Theory 5. Nietzsche As Founder of Postmodernism 6. Postmodernist International Discourse: From Foucault and Derrida to Postmodernist IR 7. Feminist Emancipatory Theory and International Relations 8. From Heidegger's "Letter on Humanism" to a Humanist Conception of International Relations