Qualified democracy.- The challenges of our times.- Consent out of advantage.- Principles of justice.- Public powers.- Subsidiarity and federalism.- The demise of the state?.- From subject to citizen.- A subsidiary and federal world republic.- A look at history.- A world order without a world state?.- The complementary world republic.- Against a global Leviathan.- Global civic virtues.- Institutions and responsibilities.- Peace and the rule of law.- Self-determination, secession and intervention.- A global social and ecological market.- The view ahead.
In this book, the author develops a comprehensive analysis of the demands which the process of globalization exerts on the political organisations of humanity.
The author starts from a diagnosis of the process of globalisation. The question central to the book can be formulated as follows: "How can the social, moral and legal achievements of the nation-state be retained while its structure is reshaped to satisfy the requirements of a globalised world?"
Comprehensive treatment of the philosophical foundations of globalisation
Theory is placed in a profound historical and systematic context
Institutional conclusions of great specificity