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Zolo, Danilo

Works: 113 works in 399 publications in 5 languages and 4,494 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Originator, Contributor, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: JC423, 321.8
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Most widely held works by Danilo Zolo
Democracy and complexity : a realist approach by Danilo Zolo( Book )

28 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a highly original and provocative contribution to democratic theory. Zolo argues that the increasing complexity of modern societies represents a fundamental challenge to the basic assumptions of the Western democratic tradition and calls for a reformulation of some of the key questions of political theory. Zolo maintains that, as modern societies become more complex and more involved in the `information revolution', they are subjected to new and unprecedented forms of evolutionary stress - as manifested, for instance, in the growing autonomy and power of political parties
Cosmopolis : prospects for world government by Danilo Zolo( Book )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zolo criticizes this new cosmopolitan philosophy and rejects the idea of trying to eliminate international conflict through the use of centralized and superior military force. He seeks instead to develop a conception of international relations which takes account of their pluralistic, dynamic and conflictual nature. This conception moves away from the logic of hierarchical centralization, which so dominates the UN Charter, and towards the logic of a 'weak interventionism' and 'weak pacifism' which relies on self-organization, coordination and negotiation
Reflexive epistemology : the philosophical legacy of Otto Neurath by Danilo Zolo( Book )

18 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Danilo Zolo has written an account of Otto Neurath's epistemology which deserves careful reading by all who have studied the development of 20th century philosophy of science. Here we see the philosophical Neurath in his mature states of mind, the vigorous critic, the scientific Utopian, the pragmatic realist, the sociologist of physics and of language, the unifier and encyclopedist, always the empiricist and always the conscience of the Vienna Circle. Zolo has caught the message of Neurath's ship-at-sea in the reflexivity of language, and he has sensibly explicated the persisting threat posed by consistent conventionalism. And then Zolo beautifully articulates of the 'epistemological priority of sociology'. the provocative theme Was Neurath correct? Did he have his finger on the pulse of empiricism in the time of a genuine unity of the sciences? His friends and colleagues were unable to follow all the way with him, but Danilo Zolo has done so in this stimulating investigation of what he tellingly calls Otto Neurath's 'philosophical legacy' . R.S. COHEN ix ABBREVIATIONS 'Pseudo' = [Otto Neurath], 'Pseudorationalismus der Falsifikation', Erkenntnis,5 (1935), pp. 353--65. Foundations = [Otto Neurath], Foundations of the Social Sciences, in International Encyclopedia of Unified Science, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 1-51, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1944. ES = Otto Neurath, Empiricism and Sociology, ed. by M. Neurath and R.S. Cohen, Dordrecht and Boston: D. Reidel, 1973
Victors' justice : from Nuremberg to Baghdad by Danilo Zolo( Book )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An argument against Western intervention in other cultures in the name of humanitarianism contends that the Western world has manipulated international law and violated tolerance policies for its own ends at the expense of disadvantaged cultures
Invoking humanity : war, law, and global order by Danilo Zolo( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Italian and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

* Powerful, passionate and highly topical critique of humanitarian intervention* International political theorist with eight top-selling books""Whoever invokes humanity wants to cheat.""In this first time translation in English, Danilo Zolo considers Carl Schmitt''s maxim in the context of the ""humanitarian war"" waged against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in the Spring of 1999 by 19 NATO countries. This erudite and disturbing book is a political, legal and philosophical reflection on an extraordinary display of Western Power and its present and future impact on the global system of inte
Reflections on empire by Antonio Negri( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This new book from Antonio Negri, one of the most influential political thinkers writing today, provides a concise and accessible introduction to the key ideas of his recent work. Giving the reader a sense of the wider context in which Negri has developed the ideas that have become so central to current debates, the book is made up of five lectures which address a series of topics that are dealt with in his world-famous books empire, globalization, multitude, sovereignty, democracy. "Reflections on Empire" will appeal to anyone interested in current debates about the ways in which the world is changing today, to the many people who are followers of Negri's work and to students and scholars in sociology, politics and cultural studies."--Publisher's description
The rule of law : history, theory and criticism by Pietro Costa( Book )

16 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Costa and Zolo share the conviction that a proper understanding of the rule of law today requires referring to a global problematic horizon. It seems unavoidable to investigate into the relationship between Europe and the United States, on the one hand, and the {u2018}rest{u2019} of the world, on the other. Over the last centuries this relationship developed in terms of conquest and colonisation, on the widespread view that Western {u2018}civilisation{u2019} should be opposed as a whole to {u2018}barbaric{u2019} others. Today, however, the notion of rule of law is still rousing a debate that cannot be said to have come to an end. The reason is quite simple: if the origins of the rule of law are in {u2018}Western{u2019} societies and cultures, and if until recently the West took the lion{u2019}s share in the debate on our subject matter, it remains true that today other societies and other cultures take an active and creative part into a sustained philosophical-political debate. This is by no means a merely intellectual or academic question: the Arab-Islamic world, India, China, are not far away planets whose orbits never crossed the European and American West. On the contrary, in fairly recent times the encounters have been close and traumatic. In sum, the book intends to offer some relevant guides for orienting the reader through a political and legal debate where the rule of law (and the doctrine of {u2018}human rights{u2019}) is a concept both controversial and significant at the national and international levels
Globalisation : an overview by Danilo Zolo( Book )

8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I signori della pace : una critica al globalismo giuridico by Danilo Zolo( Book )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in Italian and Spanish and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Globalizzazione : una mappa dei problemi by Danilo Zolo( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Italian and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La cittadinanza : appartenenza, identità, diritti( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lo Stato di diritto : storia, teoria e critica( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Italian and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La teoria comunista dell'estinzione dello Stato by Danilo Zolo( Book )

9 editions published in 1974 in 3 languages and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cosmópolis : perspectiva y riesgos de un gobierno mundial by Danilo Zolo( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complessità e democrazia : per una ricostruzione della teoria democratica by Danilo Zolo( Book )

8 editions published in 1987 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'alternativa mediterranea( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in Italian and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il Mediterraneo può essere pensato come un "grande spazio", una risorsa strategica e un luogo di cooperazione privilegiato. Una condizione perché questo possa accadere è ripensare il rapporto tra il processo di unificazione dell'Europa, la sua appartenenza all'emisfero occidentale, le sue radici mediterranee e la sua relazione con il mondo islamico. Alcuni dei temi trattati: l'esportazione della democrazia, i media, l'associazionismo civile nel Mediterraneo arabo-islamico, la mobilità migratoria, l'assedio militare, la questione palestinese, i diritti delle donne e il femminismo islamico, la questione penitenziaria, Europa e mondo islamico, il costituzionalismo
La justicia de los vencedores : de Nuremberg a Bagdad by Danilo Zolo( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CONTENIDO: La criminalización de la guerra - La guerra humanitaria - Universidad de los deberes y guerra humanitaria - La guerra global preventiva - El imperio y la guerra - Las razones del terrorismo - De Nuremberg a Bagdad
Stato socialista e libertà borghesi : una discussione sui fondamenti della teoria politica marxista by Danilo Zolo( Book )

5 editions published in 1976 in Italian and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La justice des vainqueurs de Nuremberg à Bagdad by Danilo Zolo( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Cosmopolis : prospects for world government
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Danilo Zolo giurista italiano

Danilo Zolo Italiaans jurist

Danilo Zolo Italian jurist

Italian (102)

English (98)

Spanish (21)

German (4)

French (3)

Cosmopolis : prospects for world governmentReflexive epistemology : the philosophical legacy of Otto NeurathVictors' justice : from Nuremberg to BaghdadInvoking humanity : war, law, and global orderReflections on empireThe rule of law : history, theory and criticismGlobalisation : an overviewCosmópolis : perspectiva y riesgos de un gobierno mundial