Власть и насилие в незападных обществах: проблемы теоретического осмысления и опыт практического изучения: сборник статей
Ancient Chinese thinker Mo-Zi is often referred to as one of the first authors who developed the ideas of pacifism. But was Mo-Zi actually a pacifist? Mo-Zi treated war as violation of the logic of morality, because it loses the distinction between just and unjust, which is usually easily done in civilian life. The article clarifies Mo-Zi's philosophical doctrine of war, after which it maps to the theory of just war.
During the first decade of the government in the Turkestan its first Governor-General Konstantine. von Kaufman succeed in establishment of the Russian Empire over three states of Central Asia – Bukharan Emirate, Khivan and Khoqand Khanates, at that the latter was annexed by the Russian Empire in 1876. In many respects it was caused by active participation of Kaufman in internal policy of these states including fight of pretenders for the throne. Article is an attempt to clarify, were activities of Kaufman on support of one or another pretender within his official powers or he operated t his own risk for the sake of the Russian Empire.
This paper seeks to shed light on the emergence and development of key groups of non-violent Salafism in Egypt. It also intends to reveal how they were affected by the Arab spring events. The focus on Salafi political parties, and particularly al-Nour party, is determined by their unexpected success at the parliamentary elections in 2012 and their willingness to repeat it in the upcoming parliamentary elections. In addition, this study aims to reveal reasons of such a success of the Salafis and to investigate their subsequent developments on a political arena.