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Man, the State & War: A Theoretical Analysis

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What are the causes of war? To answer this question, Professor Waltz examines the ideas of major thinkers throughout the history of Western civilization. He explores works both by classic political philosophers, such as St. Augustine, Hobbes, Kant, and Rousseau, and by modern psychologists and anthropologists to discover ideas intended to explain war among states and related prescriptions for peace.

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"It is fortunate that Waltz is not merely a qualified political theorist but also an able student of international politics with a command of the contemporary literature and of the raw data on the subject. He is thus able intellectually to analyze the contributions of the political philosophers and to assess their relevance and adequacy for understanding the real world of international politics." American Political Science Review

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"In this thoughtful inquiry into the views of classical political theory on the nature and causes of war, Professor Waltz follows three principal themes or images: war as a consequence of the nature and behavior of man, as an outcome of their internal organization of states, and as a product of international anarchy." Foreign Affairs

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-251) and index.

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ISBN:
9780231085649
Subtitle:
(a theoretical analysis )
Author:
K. N. Waltz
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
War
Subject:
International Relations
Subject:
Government and political science
Subject:
History, theory and practice
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Columbia Paperback edition.
Series Volume:
vol. 9, pt. 2
Publication Date:
1965c1959
Binding:
Trade Paper
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
263 p.
Dimensions:
7.96x5.22x.69 in. .48 lbs.

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Product details 263 p. pages Columbia University Press - English 9780231085649 Reviews:
"Review" by , "It is fortunate that Waltz is not merely a qualified political theorist but also an able student of international politics with a command of the contemporary literature and of the raw data on the subject. He is thus able intellectually to analyze the contributions of the political philosophers and to assess their relevance and adequacy for understanding the real world of international politics."
"Review" by , "In this thoughtful inquiry into the views of classical political theory on the nature and causes of war, Professor Waltz follows three principal themes or images: war as a consequence of the nature and behavior of man, as an outcome of their internal organization of states, and as a product of international anarchy."
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