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What do anthropological sources reveal about the philosophy of war among the pygmy peoples? [on hold]

Since there are different pygmy people, it is open to you about which you would like to tell. Anyway, i guess there might be some interesting ideas their philosophy of war offers, if you assume that ...
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When and where did just war theory originate?

I was reading an entry from Victor Reppert's blog (Reppert being a noted apologist), where he mentioned that just war theory, specifically prohibitions on what you could do during a war and ...
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Why did so many rulers want to aquire more land? [closed]

It seems that until around the 20th century, a relatively large portion of rulers saw it as their goal to acquire more land. What was the main rationale behind this?
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Did Sun Tzu's “Art of War” influence Napoleon's philosophy of war and strategy?

The "Art of War" by Sun Tzu is to my knowledge one of the most important and oldest books (besides Clausewitz, Machiavelli) about the philosophy of war and military strategy. Were historians able to ...