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One of many nice students of diplomacy, Hedley Bull labored inside a convention of political proposal which derives from Hobbes, Hume, Grotius, and the normal attorneys. Bull not just extra to this custom, yet he additionally established the way it may possibly turn into a beginning for the learn of diplomacy. during this e-book, top students provide essays on all the significant facets of his concept. The authors discover Bull's primary query in overseas Relations--how order may well exist amidst anarchy--in phrases of society, order, the 3rd international, technique, the modern procedure, and diplomacy.

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Taken together, Bull's writings show that he heeded his own advice about the need to go beyond the language of the sociology of moral belief to that of morals-to that of rights and duties. IV We now come to his view of international society. Here is where Hedley Bull's originality lies: it is society rather than system which he, virtually alone among contemporary theorists of inter­ national affairs, stresses and studies. System means contact between states and the impact of one state on another; society means (in Bull's words) common interests and values, common rules and institutions.

For particular states to seek as wide a consensus as possible, and on this basis to act as local agents of a world common good' . In the next sentence, however, International Society 25 we are reminded that 'states are notoriously self-serving in their policies, and righdy suspected when they purport to act on behalf of the international community as a whole'; such a pretence can be 'in fact a menace to international order'. 26 The same oscillation can be found in some of his writings about questions of military security: in The Control of the Arms Race, Bull's concern, he tells us, is not national security but international security, the security of the society of states as a whole-a concept which I myself, with a view of international relations a litde more Hobbesian and less Grotian than Bull's, have always found difficult to understand, since in the matter of security 'international society' consists of members who distrust one another and spend most of their time if not actually attacking each other then at least protecting themselves from attack.

1 , Adelphi Papers, 1 60 (Aug. 1 980), 1 3-23 . 3 7 Bull, 'Future Conditions o f Strategic Deterrence', p. 1 6 . Stanley Hoffmann 34 independent warheads, could be both stabilizing and destabil­ izing. All these points contributed to his doubts about the chances of comprehensive negotiated arms control. Such negotiations, Bull noted, had actually generated new increases in armaments. Nevertheless, Bull did not give up on the subject of arms control. He had his own prescriptions. He did not think states needed to put the threshold for mutual assured destruction as high as they did.

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