"Humanitarian Intervention, as well as the problem of the Responsibility to Protect have attracted substantial attention recently, both in reference to both governments, international institutions, and also NGOs. At the same time, interest of scholarly community as well as a need for deeper research of this problem, have resulted in numerous publications analyzing the problem. The Book of Dr. Piotr Pietrzak is a great example of work, enriching this field, providing deep philosophical and methodological background, analyzing case studies, also in reference to broad selection of IR theories, as well as proposing new solutions in the area of understanding and explaining the issue of humanitarian intervention. Such an interdisciplinary approach is definitely enriching our comprehension of this complex phenomena, providing advise for the future and directing further research."
Marcin Grabowski, Ph.D.
Director, Centre for International Studies and Development
Associate Professor, Institute of Political Science and International Relations
Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland
"Dr. Piotr Pietrzak's book "On the Idea of Humanitarian Intervention" has certainly added a new dimension in the domain of IR theories. The societal challenges in this field demand straightforward solutions to avoid social apocalypse and the collapse of our institutions, which are the backbone of our human interactions. Besides the deep philosophical reasoning, Dr. Pietrzak was methodic in his calculus to outline actionable ideas, drawing from various disciplines to tackle this complex issue. A must-read for stakeholders eager to understand how to deal with questions that arise in this area of research."
Abiola Bamijoko-Okungbaye, Ph.D.
H&M Foundation – A catalyst for positive change
"A delightful, high-standard socio-philosophical monograph, which depicts a sheer and consistent methodology on how Humanitarian Intervention gives rise to a series of complex phenomena as well to a broad selection of IR theories. This book is undoubtedly innovative, clear, and able to open pathways to new ideas in the field of Philosophy and International Relations".
Stavros Panayiotou, Ph.D.
Affiliate Researcher at the National University of Athens