continuous violence especially with indigenous communities fighting to protect

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continuous violence, especially with indigenous communities fighting to protect their territory from expansionist settlers.312 But even if technological shifts make doomsday scenarios more chilling than those faced by Hamilton, Jefferson, or Taney, the mere existence of these scenarios tells us little about their likelihoodor how best to address them. Indeed, these latter security judgments are inevitably permeated with subjective political assessments—assessments that carrywith them preexisting ideological points of view—such as regarding how much risk constitutional societies should accept or how interventionist states should be in foreign policy.
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Alt- CosmoPolitically, Cosmopolitanism is Ready to HappenKleingeld and Brown 14’(Pauline Kleingeld and Eric Brown, 2014, Pauline Kleingeld is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. She is the author of Fortschritt und Vernunft: Zur Geschichtsphilosophie Kants (1995) and the editor of Immanuel Kant, 'Toward Perpetual Peace' and Other Writings on Politics, Peace, and History (2006). She is also the Winner of the 2013 NAKS Biennial Book Prize. EricBrown is an associate professor of philosophy as well as the director of graduate studies in Philosophy at Washington University in St. Louis. He got a Ph.D at University of Chicago and his research is mainly in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy and ethics.He is the author ofStoic Cosmopolitanism (Cambridge U.P., forthcoming) and essays on a wide range of ancient Greek and Roman philosophy. In addition to the essays listed below, he has recently contributed chapters to Blackwell'sCompanion to Ancient Philosophy,Companion to Socrates, andCompanion to Greek and Roman Political Thought; toThe Cambridge Companion to EpicureanismandThe Cambridge Companion to Greek Political Thought; and toThe Routledge Companion to Ancient Philosophy, The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (this is the updated version), Edward N. Zalta (editor), Cosmopolitanism, AA)It is often argued that it is impossible to change the current system of states and to form a world-state or a global federation of states. This claim is hard to maintain, however, in the face of the existence of the United Nations, the existence of stateswith more than a billion people of heterogeneous backgrounds, and the experience with the United States and the European Union.So in order to be taken seriously, the objection mustinstead be that it is impossible to form a good state or federation of that magnitude, i.e., that it is impossible to realize or even approximate the cosmopolitan ideal in a way that makes it worth pursuing and that does not carry prohibitive risks. Here political cosmopolitans disagree among themselves. On one end of the spectrum we find those who argue in favor of a strong world-state, on the other end we find the defenders of a loose and voluntary federation, or a differentsystem altogether. The defenders of the loose, voluntary and noncoercive
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