Classical Realism



Modern realism began as a serious field of research in the United States during and after World War II. This evolution was partly fueled by European war migrants like Hans Morgenthau who had a negative view of human nature, thought by some to be due to their experiences in war.

Prominent classical realists:

  • George F. Kennan

  • Nicholas Spykman

  • Herman Kahn

  • E. H. Carr

  • Reinhold Niebuhr

  • Hans Morgenthau

  • Arnold Wolfers

  • Charles Beard

  • Walter Lippmann

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Political realism".




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