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a fortiori

Subject: Philosophy

(Latin, from the stronger)

Phrase used for ‘all the more’ or ‘even more so’: if all donkeys bray, then a fortiori all young donkeys bray.

GUlag

GUlag   Reference library

Akashi Yoji, Norman Davies, and Robert Service

The Oxford Companion to World War II

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
Length:
1,918 words
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...GUlag system, calculated that the death rate from malnutrition, disease, and exhaustion during the war years reached 1% per day. It was not unusual for those few prisoners who served their term to be refused release on the grounds that they were a fortiori the most useful workers. Most camp prisoners underwent a worsening of their conditions after Germany's invasion of the USSR on 22 June 1941 ( see BARBAROSSA ). Hitler's occupation of Ukraine and parts of the Volga region created difficulties of food supplies: and the GUlag population was compelled to...

Teaching International Relations Theory

Teaching International Relations Theory   Reference library

Craig Douglas Albert

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics, Warfare and Defence
Length:
8,577 words

...an appearance in the report of the Chilean Institute of International Studies. It is the Chilean argument that the need of a “science” or theory of IR is needed to help drive the field forward. Julio Escudero argues that the field must take a much more specific and scientific approach. In response to the findings of a Professor Alvarez, Escudero explains that if there is any social science whatsoever, there too must be, a fortiori, a “science of international relations,” which shows what international life is and reveals its manifestations. This science...

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