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Between War and Politics: International Relations and the by Patricia Owens

By Patricia Owens

Between warfare and Politics is the 1st publication size learn of warfare within the considered one of many twentieth-century's most vital and unique political thinkers. Hannah Arendt's writing was once essentially rooted in her realizing of conflict and its political value. yet this component to her paintings has strangely been overlooked in overseas and political conception.

This e-book fills a major hole through assessing the complete variety of Arendt's ancient and conceptual writing on struggle and introduces to overseas idea the certain language she used to discuss conflict and the political global. It builds on her re-thinking of previous options akin to strength, violence, greatness, global, imperialism, evil, hypocrisy and humanity and introduces a few which are new to foreign notion like plurality, motion, agonism, natality and political immortality. the problems that Arendt handled all through her lifestyles and paintings proceed to form the political international and her method of political pondering continues to be a resource of concept for these looking for counsel no longer in what to imagine yet easy methods to take into consideration politics and struggle. Re-reading Arendt's writing, solid via firsthand event of profession and struggles for liberation, political founding and resistance in time of conflict, unearths a extra critical engagement with struggle than her previous readers have famous. Arendt's political conception makes extra experience while it really is understood within the context of her brooding about conflict and we will be able to take into consideration the heritage and conception of struggle, and overseas politics, in new methods by way of considering with Arendt.

This ebook is a undertaking of the Oxford Leverhulme Programme at the altering personality of War.

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