Barbarous Philosophers: Reflections on the Nature of War from Heraclitus to Heisenberg

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Hurst, 2010 - Philosophy - 278 pages
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This is not a book about philosophy and war. It is a book on contemporary conflict in which the author invokes philosophy to help understand the problems that we face in fighting war today. Barbarous Philosophers sets out to discuss the nature of war through the work of sixteen philosophers from Heraclitus in the sixth century BC to the philosopher-physicist Werner Heisenberg writing in the 1950s.

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Rousseaus Complaint
3
War and Peace
11
Pascals Rules
37
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