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War and human nature opposing viewpoints by David L. Bender

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Published by Greenhaven Press in San Diego, Ca .
Written in English


  • War.,
  • Human beings.

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Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementDavid L. Bender, Bruno Leone.
SeriesOpposing viewpoints series, Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
ContributionsLeone, Bruno, 1939-
LC ClassificationsU21.2 .B397 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination212 p. :
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3027556M
ISBN 100899083412, 0899083161
LC Control Number85008008

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  Human nature, while not always clearly expressed, is the immediate basis of all human endeavours up to and including war. Its expanded terms come to include the pursuit of those resources most vital to survival, and its most defining facet is its blindness to the intentions of others. Buy the best translation—recommended for serious readers. The Book of War (The Modern Library, February ). ISBN: Clausewitz's On War and Sun Tzu's Art of War in one translation of Clausewitz's On War is the version done by German literary scholar O.J. Matthijs Jolles at the University of Chicago during World War II—not today's standard translation, but. War and Human Nature argues that new findings about the way humans are shaped by their inherited biology may help provide answers to such questions. This seminal work by former Defense Department official Stephen Peter Rosen contends that human evolutionary history has affected the way we process the information we use to make by: The War on Human Nature The problem with ignoring the role of unchanging human nature is that usually someone other than the utopian gets killed, runs out of money, or must live with the chaos.

War has an enduring nature that demonstrates four continuities: a political dimension, a human dimension, the existence of uncertainty and that it is a contest of wills. [2] Clausewitz, author of the most comprehensive theory of war, provided a description of war's . In H.G Wells’ The War of the Worlds, the Martian invaders view mans culture and society with less regard than a man would the itch from a flea. Wells depicts mans insignificance in the workings of unfathomable Martian intentions; “It was never a war, any more than there’s a war between men and ants.” (Wells, H.G, The War of the Worlds.   First, he examines the variety of arguments locating the cause of war in human nature. However, he also notes that to link human nature to war is not easily done (there is, of course, much debate over exactly what human nature is--or even if there is such a given nature), and that political matters must be taken into account.5/5(5). Leviathan or The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common-Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil, commonly referred to as Leviathan, is a book written by Thomas Hobbes (–) and published in (revised Latin edition ). Its name derives from the biblical work concerns the structure of society and legitimate government, and is regarded as one of the earliest and most Author: Thomas Hobbes.