By Nir Eisikovits

This e-book argues that figuring out truces is important for our skill to wind down wars. we've paid an excessive amount of realization to the belief of everlasting peace, but few conflicts result in this manner. The ebook describes how truce makers imagine, which truces might be morally justified and offers a philosophical heritage of truce making within the Western tradition.

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