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Intellectual eminence apart, what did Kant, Clausewitz, Marx and Engels, and Tolstoy have in common? Professor Gallic argues that they made contributions to 'international theory' to the understanding of the character and causes of war and of the possibility of peace between nations which were of unrivalled originality in their own times and remain of undiminished importanIntellectual eminence apart, what did Kant, Clausewitz, Marx and Engels, and Tolstoy have in common? Professor Gallic argues that they made contributions to 'international theory' to the understanding of the character and causes of war and of the possibility of peace between nations which were of unrivalled originality in their own times and remain of undiminished importance in ours. But these contributions have been either ignored or much misunderstood; chiefly because, as with all intellectual efforts in unexplored fields, they were often imperfectly expressed, and were also overshadowed by their author's more striking achievements. Professor Gallic has sorted out, compared and contrasted, criticised and re-phrased the teachings of his chosen authors on peace and war."...

Title : Philosophers of Peace and War: Kant, Clausewitz, Marx, Engles and Tolstoy
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ISBN : 9780521296519
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 160 Pages
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Philosophers of Peace and War: Kant, Clausewitz, Marx, Engles and Tolstoy Reviews

  • Nicole
    2019-04-20 10:12

    Not what I needed. The author is also extremely long winded, and I'd often forget the point halfway through the paragraph. Around and around again, but never direct.

  • Ragtimes
    2019-04-14 06:56

    Based on the author's 1976 lectures at Queen's University Belfast, underwritten by the Wiles Foundation, this collection of master writings on the nature of revolution, war, and peace brought together unprecedented comparative analysis of divergent schools of thought impacting the interplay of global quests for security, peace, and defense just prior to the collapse of cold war superpower and client state stalemates.