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Table of contents (6 chapters)
Is Human Nature Dead?
Ought Human Nature to be Dead?
About this book
- international relations
- political theory
"This book makes an important contribution to the burgeoning literature that is currently re-examining the essential characteristics of political realism. Although the link between political realism and human nature has often been made, this ambitious book provides the first attempt to explore the link in a detailed and systematic fashion. Through a close analysis of published and unpublished sources, Schuett demonstrates a surprisingly close relationship between some of the key realist thinkers, Morgenthau in particular, and a Freudian view of human nature. This controversial assessment has important implications for how realist thinking will be assessed in the future."
- Richard Little, Professor Emeritus of International Politics, Department of Politics, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
"This book fills an intriguing gap in the history of International Relations and makes a challenging case for rethinking the significance of both Freud and human nature for international political theory today."
- Michael C. Williams, Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa, Canada
About the author
Book Title: Political Realism, Freud, and Human Nature in International Relations
Book Subtitle: The Resurrection of the Realist Man
Authors: Robert Schuett
Series Title: The Palgrave Macmillan History of International Thought
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan New York
eBook Packages: Palgrave Political & Intern. Studies Collection, Political Science and International Studies (R0)
Copyright Information: Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2010
Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-230-62354-5Published: 21 June 2010
Softcover ISBN: 978-1-349-38485-3Published: 21 June 2010
eBook ISBN: 978-0-230-10908-7Published: 24 May 2010
Series ISSN: 2690-5825
Series E-ISSN: 2634-5226
Edition Number: 1
Number of Pages: XII, 237
Topics: Political Science, Political Philosophy, Social Philosophy, Political Theory, International Relations, Political History