John J. Mearsheimer


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December 14, 1947

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John J. Mearsheimer is the R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago. His many books include Conventional Deterrence. He lives in Chicago, IL.

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The Great Delusion: Liberal...

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Por Que Os Lideres Mentem

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“The sad fact is that international politics has always been a ruthless and dangerous business, and it is likely to remain that way.”
John J. Mearsheimer, The Tragedy of Great Power Politics

“In the 1930s, Adolf Hitler believed that his great-power rivals would be easy to exploit and isolate because each had little interest in fighting Germany and instead was determined to get someone else to assume the burden. He guessed right.”
John J. Mearsheimer, The Tragedy of Great Power Politics

“In other words, are humans fundamentally social animals who strive hard to carve out room for their individuality, or are they individuals who form social contracts?”
John J. Mearsheimer, Great Delusion: Liberal Dreams and International Realities

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