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Morgenthau and the ethics of realism

Molloy, Sean P (2018) Morgenthau and the ethics of realism. In: Steele, Brent J. and Heinze, Eric A., eds. Routledge Handbook of Ethics and International Relations. Routledge Handbooks . Routledge, Abingdon, UK, pp. 182-195. ISBN 978-1-138-84020-1. E-ISBN 978-1-315-72593-2. (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:72071)

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Molloy's chapter tackles the traditional, realist end of security studies. Instead of surveying this entire field, which would be a nigh-impossible task, Molloy opts to focus on one benchmark thinker, Hans J. Morgenthau. Molloy's intent is not to suggest that traditional or realist approaches can be reduced to Morgenthau. He is explicit that the traditional approach is a broad church that encompasses many different voices and contains many disagreements. This, he believes, is both a reflection of its vitality and a part of its charm. Molloy's rationale for focussing his analysis almost exclusively on Morgenthau is, rather, that he is indicative of the intersection between classical security studies and realist approaches to international relations, more generally.

Item Type: Book section
Subjects: J Political Science
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Human and Social Sciences > School of Politics and International Relations
Depositing User: Sean Molloy
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2019 17:50 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 14:02 UTC
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