“We Have to Eliminate the Institution of War!”—Introduction by the Editor to Selected Political Texts of Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker

  • Ulrich Bartosch
Part of the SpringerBriefs on Pioneers in Science and Practice book series (BRIEFSPIONEER, volume 25)


When the aged scholar rose to speak in political discussions during his later years, he invariably pronounced the one simple sentence: “What I essentially represent is the demand that the institution of war be abolished.”


Nuclear Weapon Political Discussion Atomic Bomb German Democratic Republic Political Realism 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Social WorkCatholic University of Eichstätt-IngolstadtEichstaettGermany

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