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E. H. Carr and Hans Morgenthau: "Heresy" in the Realist Camp


This article first disputes the traditional view of Realist School of
international relations as inherently positivistic, and second presents a
reaction to the polemic taking its course in pages of this journal between
Marek Loužek and Petr Drulák. In the first part, those aspects of the work of
E. H. Carr and Hans Morgenthau that challenge their placing in the
positivist camp are presented. In the second part, these remarks are used
as a critique of Marek Loužek's schematic division of theories of
international relations as between normativist idealism and positivist


Realism, epistemology, E. H. Carr, H. Morgenthau, positivism

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