Reinhold Niebuhr and International Relations Theory: Realism by Guilherme Marques Pedro

By Guilherme Marques Pedro

This is the 1st booklet in diplomacy idea completely dedicated to the political considered Reinhold Niebuhr. concentrating on the existential theology which lies on the foundation of Reinhold Niebuhr’s concept of foreign politics, it highlights the ways that Niebuhrian realism was once not just profoundly theological, but additionally constituted a strong existentialist reconfiguration of the Realist culture going again to Saint Augustine.

Guilherme Marques Pedro bargains an leading edge account of Reinhold Niebuhr’s eclectic notion, branching out into politics, ethics, background, society and faith and laying out a conceptual framework in which his paintings, up to the realist culture of foreign political notion as an entire, will be learn. The publication demands the necessity to revisit vintage thinkers inside IR conception with a watch to their interdisciplinary historical past and so that it will remind ourselves of the problems that have been at stake in the box because it used to be starting to be in autonomy and variety – matters which stay, despite its disciplinary improvement, on the center of IR’s concerns.

This booklet deals a tremendous contribution to IR scholarship, revealing the nice old wealth, highbrow originality but additionally the restrictions and paradoxes of 1 of the best American political thinkers of the 20th century.

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