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Thucydides the Constructivist

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Abstract

The most superficial level of Thucydides’ history examines the destructive consequences of domestic and foreign policies framed outside the language of justice. His deeper political-philosophical aim was to explore the relationship between nomos (convention) and phusis (nature) and its implications for civilization.

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Foreign Policy International Order Brute Fact Greek Tragedy Epic Poetry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of War StudiesKing’s College LondonLondonUK

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