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A Theory of Truces

Author: Nir Eisikovits
Publisher: London : Palgrave Macmillan UK : Imprint : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Series: Palgrave studies in ethics and public policy.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book argues that understanding truces is crucial for our ability to wind down wars. We have paid too much attention to the idea of permanent peace, yet few conflicts end in this way. The book describes how truce makers think, which truces can be morally justified and provides a philosophical history of truce making in the Western tradition.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nir Eisikovits
ISBN: 9781137385956 1137385952 9781349552733 1349552739
OCLC Number: 953230117
Description: 1 online resource (160 pages) : online resource.
Contents: Cover ; Half-Title ; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Series Editor's Preface: In Search of Truces; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 A Theory of Truces; 2 The Legitimacy of Truce Thinking; 3 Truces in the Western Tradition; 4 The Conceptual Neighborhood; 5 Three Case Studies; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Palgrave studies in ethics and public policy.
Responsibility: by Nir Eisikovits.

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This book argues that understanding truces is crucial for our ability to wind down wars. We have paid too much attention to the idea of permanent peace, yet few conflicts end in this way. The book  Read more...

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'In A Theory of Truces, Nir Eisikovits aims to revive interest in the often ignored and disparaged idea of a truce. Against the assumption that war and peace are the only options, he shows why truces Read more...

 
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