On Resonances: An Introduction to the Transrational Peace Philosophy and Elicitive Conflict Transformation

  • Josefina Echavarría Alvarez
  • Norbert Koppensteiner


The editors establish articulations between the transrational peace philosophy, elicitive methods of conflict transformation and the chapters contained in the book. This chapter introduces Wolfgang Dietrich’s work – particularly around the key terms of elicitive conflict transformation, transrational peaces and elicitive conflict mapping. The introduction further highlights the red thread weaving together the different contributions and underlines the novelties, distinguishing new elaborations and arguments that show new lines of thought. Moreover, the concept of resonance that is drawn from the work of John Paul Lederach is discussed, providing a conceptual frame for the book.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Josefina Echavarría Alvarez
    • 1
  • Norbert Koppensteiner
    • 1
  1. 1.University of InnsbruckInnsbruckAustria

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