Politics and welfare_Essay - Last name 1 Students Name Professors Name Course Name Date of Submission Theory of the Origins of War The issue of the

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Last name 1 Student’s Name Professor’s Name Course Name Date of Submission Theory of the Origins of War The issue of the origins of war has become a significant point of controversy in the modern century. The continuous debate has comprised numerous scholars, public academicians, and journalists of the past century. There are diverse hypothesis but there is the absence of general consent as to what the theories of the causes of war entail. Additionally, contemporary scholars from different fields, such as political science, are experiencing challenges in assessing the suitable ways to study them. This was clearly brought out from the approaches of various disciplines including philosophy, psychology, sociology, and others. As a result of this, political science has emerged out as comprising convincing hypothesis on the origins of war due to its ontological and epistemological approach (Fromkin 115). It is still more apparent that this field constitutes an exceptional place in the analysis of war. Prominent academicians from diverse disciplines elaborate war as a substantial organized rampage between bureaucratic institutions. Some renowned political analyst stresses that war is an essentially political phenomenon that is a perpetuation of politics by other approaches (Fromkin 129). In similar terms, if war is a means of politics to promote the interests of the governmental institution, then the meaning of battle needs new comprehensions. It requires a justification of the reasons why the legitimate decision makers of legal organizations selected military force instead of relying on other approaches. These would have been effective ways to resort interests to settle conflicts with their political opponents. In other words, wars constitute both reaching resolution and a strategic interplay between opposing political units. For this reason, this essay will specify a complete assessment of the hypothesis of the origins of war. The decisive theory of the roots of war is the fall of balance of power to the integral anarchy. This hypothesis indicates that the political processes within a particular multi-state
Last name 2 system will typically limit hegemony (Magagna 1). These political processes within the countries may constitute of internal balancing, imitation, and external stabilization. Furthermore, the philosophers of the balance of power emphasize that the dilemmas of uncertainty, mutual action, and regional level impediments to stabilization can be settled endogenously (Magagna 5). Due to this, the measures adopted by these states can bring the system into balance. The year of 1814 witnessed the great powers of Europe coming together at the Congress of Vienna to develop the map of Europe after the fall of Napoleon. Its main purpose was to avoid another instance of a French invasion. To achieve this goal, the Foreign Minister of Austria Von Matternich and British Foreign Secretary seemingly formulated the theory of balance of power. The indication of this doctrine was to strengthen France’s entire

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