Join Bruce and Josie for an interview with Dr. Graham Allison from Harvard University. Dr. Allison talks about balancing his experience as an academic and as an assistant secretary of defense in the Clinton administration. He also talks about the challenge of working in practice compared to these and the need to add to the sum of knowledge rather.
References from the Show:
- Graham Allison. (1971). Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis.
- Graham Allison. (2018). Destined for War: Can American and China Escape Thucydides' Trap.
- Aristotle (1996). Introductory Readings.
- Belfer Center. (2019). Contest: Do You Have a Grand Strategy to Meet the China Challenge?
- Carl von Clausewitz. (1989). On War.
- Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay. (2003). The Federalist Papers.
- Fredrik Logevall. (2012). Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam.
- Edmund Morris. (2001). The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt.
- Gilbert Ryle. (2000). The Concept of Mind.
- Thucydides. (1954). History of the Peloponnesian War.
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