Realism as social criticism: The thinking partnership of Hannah Arendt and Hans Morgenthau

@article{Rsch2013RealismAS,
  title={Realism as social criticism: The thinking partnership of Hannah Arendt and Hans Morgenthau},
  author={Felix R{\"o}sch},
  journal={International Politics},
  year={2013},
  volume={50},
  pages={815-829}
}
  • Felix Rösch
  • Published 20 September 2013
  • Art
  • International Politics
The contextualisation of Hans Morgenthau’s thought has been significantly advanced in recent years. Uncovering the intellectual relationships Morgenthau had with Max Weber, Friedrich Nietzsche, members of the Frankfurt School, or even Carl Schmitt has not only revealed the development of political discourses in the Weimar Republic, but it has helped to rectify interpretational shortcomings of realism and encouraged scholarship to apply realist principles to twenty-first century world politics… 
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