A writer, a polemicist, a war correspondent, quite at home critcizing the abdication of personal responsibility by religious believers and leftists, a former Marxist/Socialist, a secularist, an anti-religionist, a builder of the humanist project upon Enlightenment ideals (especially against fascistic theocracies), and a Briton born of its class structure.
What are some advantages and drawbacks of the humanist project seeking to enshrine ideals assumed to be universal in international legal framework? Better than what we have?
Mentioned: Mother Theresa, Isaiah Berlin, The Generation of ’68, Thomas Paine, The Materialist Conception of History, British Conservatism, the end of the British Empire, The International Left.
Both Kant and Hegel provide deep roots in the expansion of Western ideals through foreign policy: Daniel Deudney On YouTube Responding to Robert Kagan: Liberal Democracy Vs. Autocracy…From The Atlantic: Samuel Huntington’s Death And Life’s Work…From The American Interest Online: Francis Fukuyama On Samuel Huntington
How does Natural Law Philosophy deal with these problems, and those of knowledge?