Man, the State, and War: A Theoretical Analysis / Edition 2

Man, the State, and War: A Theoretical Analysis / Edition 2

by Kenneth N. Waltz
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0231125372

ISBN-13: 9780231125376

Pub. Date: 09/19/2001

Publisher: Columbia University Press

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231125376
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
09/19/2001
Edition description:
revised edition
Pages:
263
Sales rank:
256,667
Product dimensions:
4.94(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword, by by William T.R. FoxIntroductionThe First Image: International Conflict and Human BehaviorSome Implications of the First Image: The Behavioral Sciences and the Reduction of Interstate ViolenceThe Second Image: International Conflict and the Internal Structure of StatesSome Implications of the Second Image: International Socialism and the Coming of the First World WarThe Third Image: International Conflict and International AnarchySome Implications of the Third Image: Examples from Economics, Politics, and HistoryConclusion

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