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War: Concept and Conduct

Clark Ian

in Waging War

Published in print April 1988 | ISBN: 9780198273257
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191684012 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273257.003.0002
War: Concept and Conduct

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This chapter introduces various concepts of war and deduces certain means for the prosecution of war from these initial conceptions. It focuses on the relationship between deterrence, war, and its legitimate conduct. The chapter also explains how we can only come to terms with the means of waging war by locating them in their distinct philosophical setting.

Keywords: war; deterrence; conduct; waging war

Chapter.  9031 words. 

Subjects: International Relations

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