The Duck of Minerva

End of IR Theory?

Theories Never Die

Having been invited to offer an ‘overall response’ to this special issue, I decided to take a look at how the contributors deal with the editors’...

Not Aufklärers but Dilettantes: Reading Michael C. Williams’s “In the Beginning…”

“In the Beginning” joins a growing literature – including my own Recovering International Relations – in which normative claims regarding the...


This series is a companion to the 2011 European Journal of International Relations special issue on “the End of IR Theory?”

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