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Author Schuett, Robert
Title Political realism, Freud, and human nature in international relations [electronic resource] : the resurrection of the realist man / Robert Schuett
Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
book jacket
Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (xii, 237 p.)
Series Palgrave Macmillan history of international thought series
Palgrave Macmillan series on the history of international thought
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Political realism and the strange death of human nature -- Classical realism on human nature and Freud -- The human nature of post-classical realism -- Human nature and the political : criticism and countercriticism -- Human nature, the political, and the virtues of Freudian man -- Resurrecting the realist man, Freud, and human nature
In the tradition of political realism, this book provides an important reappraisal of the concept of human nature in contemporary realist international-political theory. With special reference to the anthropology of Sigmund Freud, a consequential yet terribly neglected and underestimated thinker in International Relations, Schuett demonstrates that analytical and normative theorizing of all international-political reality, its nature, tragedies, and potentialities, requires a sophisticated theory of human nature. Developing a Freudian philosophical anthropology for political realism, he argues for the careful resurrection of the concept of human nature in the wider study of international relations
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Palgrave
Link Print version: Schuett, Robert. Political realism, Freud, and human nature in international relations. 1st ed. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010 9780230623545 (DLC) 2009038204 (OCoLC)437300335
Subject International relations -- Philosophy
Human behavior
Realism
Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939
1856-1939
Freud, Sigmund
Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939
International relations
Philosophy
Political Science
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Globalization. bisacsh
Electronic books
Alt Author Palgrave Connect (Online service)
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