On the Nature of War
Carl von Clausewitz John Minford D.C. Lau
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Oct 27, 2020 - 23:15 PM By Carl von Clausewitz John Minford D.C. Lau

Throughout history, some books have changed the world They have transformed the way we see ourselves and each other They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted They have enriched lives and destroyed them Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whosThroughout history, some books have changed the world They have transformed the way we see ourselves and each other They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted They have enriched lives and destroyed them Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.
  • Title: On the Nature of War
  • Author: Carl von Clausewitz John Minford D.C. Lau
  • ISBN: 9780141023946
  • Page: 158
  • Format: Paperback

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Olethros Oct 27, 2020 - 23:15 PM
-Probablemente, sin superar tras ciento ochenta y dos años.- Género. Ensayo.Lo que nos cuenta. Análisis teórico sobre la guerra basado en el pensamiento del autor, su experiencia y su tiempo, desde su propio concepto hasta la generalidad de sus planes operativos, pasando por las fuerzas armadas, el combate y la teoría estratégica. Publicado de manera póstuma, menos de un año después del fallecimiento del autor, con sólo el primer libro, de los ocho que lo componen, revisado por Clausew [...]
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Christopher Donaghue Oct 27, 2020 - 23:15 PM
A dull abridgment, mostly words with little substance. The occasional meaningful quip is made, but for the most part I feel that little good came from the read.
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Ana Rînceanu Oct 27, 2020 - 23:15 PM
While a lot of these ideas still have application today, it's undeniable that war before WWI was a totally different beast.
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Nick Rudzicz Oct 27, 2020 - 23:15 PM
1) ''War is nothing but a duel on an extensive scale. If we would conceive as a unit the countless number of duels which make up a War, we shall do so best by supposing to ourselves two wrestlers. Each strives by physical force to compel the other to submit to his will: each endeavours to throw his adversary, and thus render him incapable of further resistance.War therefore is an act of violence intended to compel our opponent to fulfil our will.''2) ''But War is no pastime; no mere passion for [...]
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Tony Oct 27, 2020 - 23:15 PM
Content interesting, style wooden. Perhaps it's just a poor translation? This book does contain some disturbing echoes; the horrors of war excite repugnance but this is not to get in the way, and moderation in war in absurd. The philanthropist, we are told, believes that war can be fought minimising the losses to both sides, but in war errors that proceed from a spirit of benevolence are the worst.
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Marc Oct 27, 2020 - 23:15 PM
Very interesting, not only because of the well-known martial art-theory ("war is politics with other means"). Also a great theoretical focus, in the line of the positivist Comte, but clearly much more pragmatic and more cautious. Required reading on historical criticism.
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Jon A Oct 27, 2020 - 23:15 PM
This was painful. Found some gold in there, but after digging, digging, digging the theoritization of war is obviously not my cup of tea.
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On the Nature of War By Carl von Clausewitz John Minford D.C. Lau Throughout history, some books have changed the world They have transformed the way we see ourselves and each other They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted They have enriched lives and destroyed them Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whosThroughout history, some books have changed the world They have transformed the way we see ourselves and each other They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted They have enriched lives and destroyed them Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.

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