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Ethics and weapons of mass destruction : religious and secular perspectives

Author: Sohail H Hashmi; Steven Lee
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Series: Ethikon series in comparative ethics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume offers a unique perspective on the discussion of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) by broadening the terms of the debate to include both secular and religious viewpoints not normally considered. Contributors represent the following diverse ethical traditions: Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, feminism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, liberalism, natural law, pacifism, and realism. The two introductory  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sohail H Hashmi; Steven Lee
ISBN: 0521836719 9780521836715 0521545269 9780521545266
OCLC Number: 53376158
Description: xiii, 533 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Weapons of mass destruction : a brief overview / Susan B. Martin --
The international law concerning weapons of mass destruction / Paul C. Szasz --
Realist perspectives on ethical norms and weapons of mass destruction / Scott D. Sagan --
Realism and weapons of mass destruction : a consequentialist analysis / Susan B. Martin --
Natural law and weapons of mass destruction / C.A.J. Coady --
War and indeterminancy in natural law thinking / John Langan --
Liberalism : the impossibility of justifying weapons of mass destruction / Henry Shue --
A liberal perspective on deterrence and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction / Michael Walzer --
Christianity and weapons of mass destruction / Nigel Biggar --
Christian apocalypticism and weapons of mass destruction / Martin L. Cook --
Buddhist perspectives on weapons of mass destruction / David W. Chappell --
Buddhism and weapons of mass destruction : an oxymoron? / Donald K. Swearer --
Confucianism and weapons of mass destruction / Julia Ching --
"Heaven's mandate" and the concept of war in early Confucianism / Philip J. Ivanhoe --
Hinduism and the ethics of weapons of mass destruction / Katherine K. Young --
Hinduism and weapons of mass destruction : pacifist, prudential, and political / Kanti Bajpai --
Islamic ethics and weapons of mass destruction : an argument for nonproliferation / Sohail H. Hashmi --
"Do not violate the limit" : three issues in Islamic thinking on weapons of mass destruction / John Kelsay --
Judaism, war, and weapons of mass destruction / Reuven Kimelman --
Between the Bible and the Holocaust : three sources for Jewish perspectives on mass destruction / Joseph E. David --
A feminist ethical perspective on weapons of mass destruction / Carol Cohn, Sara Ruddick --
A pragmatist feminist approach to the ethics of weapons of mass destruction / Lucinda Joy Peach --
Pacifism and weapons of mass destruction / Robert L. Holmes --
Pacifism and weapons of mass destruction : the challenge of peace / Duane L. Cady --
Weapons of mass destruction and the limits of moral understanding : a comparative essay / Steven P. Lee.
Series Title: Ethikon series in comparative ethics.
Responsibility: edited by Sohail H. Hashmi and Steven P. Lee.
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This volume, first published in 2004, discusses weapons of mass destruction from a number of religious and secular perspectives.  Read more...

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