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The Joshua Lederberg Papers

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Letter from Joshua Lederberg to Christopher C. Joyner pdf (70,023 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Joshua Lederberg to Christopher C. Joyner
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Item is handwritten. Item is a photocopy.
Number of Image Pages:
1 (70,023 Bytes)
Date:
1993-02-05 (February 5, 1993)
Creator:
Lederberg, Joshua
Recipient:
Joyner, Christopher C.
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Lederberg Grouping: No Epoch
Metadata Record Letter from Christopher C. Joyner to Joshua Lederberg (February 26, 1993) pdf (74,067 Bytes) ocr (1,467 Bytes)
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Box Number: 140
Folder Number: 39
Unique Identifier:
BBGMMG
Accession Number:
91
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Public Service
SubSeries: Other
SubSubSeries: Academie Universelle Des Cultures (AUC)
SubSubSubSeries: Correspondence
Folder: General, 1992-1997
Transcript:
CC Joyner
[stamped, FEB -- 5 1993]
Intervention plus or minus
Dear Prof. Joyner --
Yours was a most thoughtful article in the C.H.E., and I've already copied it to a number of my colleagues.
May I impose on you?
Last week, Pres. Mitterand inaugurated a new Academie Universelle des Culture in Paris. Some months ago I had suggested that "Intervention" be the principle theme of work for 1993, culminating in a major intel. symposium. That proposal was adopted in principle, and I will play some role in further organization. But this is not my primary academic specialty.
Can you help me with any further analytic work of your own, or sources of annotated bibliography?
I am less interested in "rights of states" as a normative legal concept than I am about the pragmatic or policy implications of relying on or weaking [sic] the international
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system based on the consensual myth of sovereignty . . . and how states asserting such rights acquire their legitimacy.
At any rate it is some 20 years since I've read on the international system in any systematic way; and you could help me with a quick catchup.
Sincerely,
Joshua Lederberg.
P.S. I also work closely with the Council on Foreign Relations -- and Enid Schoettle's workshop on UN.
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