Combining political theory, gender analysis, and human psychology, this book constitutes a brilliant contribution to all these fields and is essential reading for scholars of war, peace, and human society. It argues that the hope for peace lies in rediscovering a neglected aspect of human ontology.
0. Introduction Part One: The Reality of War 1. War, the World Order, and God's Order 2. Desire and War 3. Nature, Destiny, and War 4. Freedom and War Part Two: Utopias of Peace 5. Conjecture on Natural Peace 6. Original Peace and Civil Peace 7. Perpetual Peace Part Three: Toward Peace 8. The Ontological Rift 9. A Neglected Ontology 10. Authentic Speech and Peace