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Richard Ned Lebow: A Pioneer in International Relations Theory, History, Political Philosophy and Psychology

  • Richard Ned Lebow
  • Provides a unique overview of a prominent scholar’s research in the field of international relations and related disciplines

  • Includes an intellectual biography and assessments of his contributions by eminent authorities

  • First book dedicated to this notable scientist and author


Part of the Pioneers in Arts, Humanities, Science, Engineering, Practice book series (PAHSEP, volume 2)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. On Richard Ned Lebow

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-2
    2. Richard Ned Lebow
      Pages 3-17
  3. Commentary on Richard Ned Lebow

  4. Texts by Richard Ned Lebow

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-86
    2. Richard Ned Lebow
      Pages 87-113
  5. Bibliography

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-145
    2. Richard Ned Lebow
      Pages 147-158
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 159-176

About this book


This is the first of four volumes to be published as part of this book series, on the life and work of Richard Ned Lebow. In a career spanning six decades, Richard Ned Lebow has made important contributions to the study of international relations, political and intellectual history, motivational and social psychology, philosophy of science, and classics. He has authored, coauthored or edited 30 books and almost 250 peer-reviewed articles. These four volumes are excerpts from this corpus. The first volume includes an intellectual autobiography, bibliography, and assessments of Lebow's contributions to diverse fields by respected authorities. It shows how a scholar's agenda evolves in response to world events and his efforts to grapple with them theoretically and substantively. It elaborates pathways for addressing these events and their consequences in an interdisciplinary manner, and offers new concepts and methods for doing so.

Richard Lebow's research bridges international relations, psychology, history, classics, political theory and philosophy of science. He is author, coauthor, or editor of 34 books and almost 250 peer reviewed articles.

Contributors to the book are: Simon Reich – Mervyn Frost - Janice Gross Stein - Stefano Guzzini – Markus Kornprobst - Harald Müller - Christian Wendt - Robert English.


Richard Ned Lebow International Relations Ancient Greek History Philosophy of Science Social Psychology

Editors and affiliations

  • Richard Ned Lebow
    • 1
  1. 1.King's College LondonDepartment of War Studies King's College LondonLondonUnited Kingdom

About the editors

Richard Ned Lebow (USA) is Professor of International Political Theory in the Department of War Studies, King's College London and James O. Freedman Presidential Professor Emeritus at Dartmouth College and also a Bye-Fellow of Pembroke College, University of Cambridge He has taught strategy and the National and Naval War Colleges and served as a scholar-in-residence in the Central Intelligence Agency during the Carter administration.  He held visiting appointments at the University of Lund, Sciences Po, University of Cambridge, Austrian Diplomatic Academy, Vienna, London School of Economics and Political Science, Australian National University, University of California at Irvine, University of Milano, University of Munich and the Frankfurt Peace Research Institute. He has authored and edited 30 books and nearly 250 peer reviewed articles.

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