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War and Societal Defense

  • Michael Huemer
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Abstract

Ideally, all human beings would live without nation-states or national armies, so that there would be no need for national defense. But this happy state of affairs could not be expected to come about all at once; we must assume a transitional period in which an anarchic society coexists with state-dominated societies. Could the two kinds of society coexist, or would the one inevitably overtake the other?

Keywords

Terrorist Attack Liberal Democracy Political Authority Military Force Foreign Government 
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© Michael Huemer 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Huemer
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  1. 1.University of ColoradoBoulderUSA

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