Readership: Philosophers, international lawyers, and political scientists who study international relations
Allen Buchanan, Professor of Philosophy, Duke University
"The articles collected here together constitute a major contribution to the underdeveloped field of the philosophy of international law, a field in which Buchanan has been a leading light over the past decade." - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews
Part I: Human Rights
1.: "Justice, Legitimacy, and Human Rights," in The Idea of Political Liberalism, Victoria Davion and Clark Wolf, eds. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, 2000.
2.: "Taking the Human Out of Human Rights," in Rawls's Law of Peoples: A Realistic Utopia?, Rex Martin and David A. Reidy, eds. Malden, Massachusetts: Blackwell Publishing 2006.
3.: "Equality and Human Rights," Politics, Philosophy & Economics, 4(1), 2003.
4.: "Human Rights and the Legitimacy of the International Legal Order," Legal Theory, 14, 2008.
Part II: Legitimacy
5.: "The Legitimacy of Global Governance Institutions," (Robert O. Keohane, second author), Ethics & International Affairs, 20 (4), 2006.
6.: "The Legitimacy of International Law," The Philosophy of International Law, Samantha Besson and John Tasioulas, eds. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008 (in press)
7.: . "Democracy and the Commitment to International Law," Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law, 34, 2006.
8.: "Constitutional Democracy and International Law: Are They Compatible?," (Russell Powell, second author), The Journal of Political Philosophy, 2008 (in press).
Part III: The Use of Force
9.: "The Internal Legitimacy of Humanitarian Intervention," The Journal of Political Philosophy, 7 (1), 1999.
10.: . "Beyond the National Interest," Philosophical Topics, special issue on global equality, Martha Nussbaum, ed., 30 (2), 2002.
11.: . "Institutionalizing the Just War," Philosophy & Public Affairs, 34 (1), 2006.
12.: "Justifying Preventive War," Preemption: Military Action and Moral Justification, Henry Shue and David Rodin, eds. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.
13.: "From Nuremburg to Kosovo: The Morality of Illegal International Legal Reform," Ethics, 111, 2001