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    Yvonne Chiu: Conspiring with the Enemy: The Ethic of Cooperation in Warfare. (New York: Columbia University Press, 2019. Pp. Xvi, 344.). [REVIEW]Peter Olsthoorn - 2020 - The Review of Politics 82 (4):658-660.
    Clausewitz made the intuitively appealing claim that wars tend to “absoluteness,” and that all limitations imposed by law and morality are in theory alien to it. Clausewitz of course knew that there are in practice many limitations to how wars are fought, but he saw them as contingent to what war is. Since then, however, historians such as John Lynn (Battle: A History of Combat and Culture [Westview Press, 2003]), John Keegan (A History of Warfare ([Random House,1993]) and Victor Davis (...)
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  2. Contract, Gender, and the Emergence of the Civil-Military Distinction.Graham Parsons - 2020 - The Review of Politics 82 (3).
    This paper examines the social contract theories of Grotius, Hobbes, Pufendorf, and Locke, highlighting the failure of their contractarian defenses of the military and military service. In order to ground the duties of military service, each theorist presumes a chivalric gender order wherein men as men are expected to be willing to sacrifice themselves as violent instruments for the sake of their families and communities. While Grotius, Hobbes, and Pufendorf use the contract method to defend absolute, or near absolute, political (...)
     
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  3. Alex Priou: Becoming Socrates: Political Philosophy in Plato's “Parmenides.” (Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2018. Pp. Ix, 246.) - Lewis Fallis: Socrates and Divine Revelation. (Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2018. Pp. Vii, 186.). [REVIEW]Mary Townsend - 2020 - The Review of Politics 82 (2):331-336.
     
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