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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