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Peace: Peace in political philosophy can be understood as a state of social and political harmony, characterized by the absence of violence, war, and injustice. Most political philosophers agree that it requires cooperation, trust, and a commitment to justice. See also Justice, Violence, War, Cooperation.
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Ancient Philosophy on Peace - Dictionary of Arguments

Höffe I 110
Peace/War/Ancient Philosophy/Höffe: Although war, as Aristotle convincingly explains (1), is waged for the sake of peace, peace is not a basic political concept in either classical or post-classical thought in antiquity. By the way, apart from the famous Heraclitus word "war is the father of all things", neither is war. The first great peace theorist of the Occident is Augustine. >Peace/Augustine.


1 Aristotle, Politica VII 14, 1333a35; 15, 1334a15


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The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Ancient Philosophy
Höffe I
Otfried Höffe
Geschichte des politischen Denkens München 2016


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