War and art of war:
politological and sociological dimensions

Kokoshin A.A.

Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Dean of the Faculty of World Politics, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Academician-Secretary, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia decanat@fmp.msu.ru

ID of the Article: 5167

For citation:

Kokoshin A.A. War and art of war: politological and sociological dimensions. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2015. No 3. P. 97-106


The article covers the issues of the war as the continuation of politics with extreme forms of violence, as a special state of society, as a specific state of 175 the system of world politics or some of its subsystems. Also there are analyzed the issues related to the essence of victory in modern warfare, to the value of new means of warfare, including cyberspace, to the broadening spectrum of means of modern warfare, including robotics and widespread use of special operations forces.

military science; military and non-military violence in politics; political governance of war; restrictions on the use of military force; political goals and military-strategic objectives; strategic deterrence
Content No 3, 2015