War, Peace, and Everything: Thoughts on Tolstoy
- Author(s): Gaddis, John L
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.21237/C7clio21204
What Clausewitz and Tolstoy were trying to do was to derive from the experiences of history the laws governing it. Although they failed, these 19th-century thinkers, each operating from a different perspective, anticipated what we’ve come to call chaos and complexity theory.