Common Sense and Nuclear Warfare [NOOK Book]

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"Unavailable for many years, Commonsense and Nuclear Warfare presents Bertrand Russell's sharp insights into the threat of nuclear conflict and what should be done to avoid it. Written at the height of the Cold War, it is crucial for understanding Russell's involvement in the campaign for nuclear disarmament and his passionate campaigning for peace throughout much of his life."--BOOK JACKET.
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Common Sense and Nuclear Warfare

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Overview

"Unavailable for many years, Commonsense and Nuclear Warfare presents Bertrand Russell's sharp insights into the threat of nuclear conflict and what should be done to avoid it. Written at the height of the Cold War, it is crucial for understanding Russell's involvement in the campaign for nuclear disarmament and his passionate campaigning for peace throughout much of his life."--BOOK JACKET.
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Reprint of Russell's pamphlet of 1959 with a hundred words from Chomsky and a 20-page foreword by Ken Coates. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203864845
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/1/2009
  • Series: Routledge Classics Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 75
  • File size: 183 KB

Meet the Author

Bertrand Russell (1872-1970). A celebrated mathematician and logician, Russell was and remains one of the most genuinely widely read and popular philosophers of modern times.

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Table of Contents

Foreword Preface Introduction 1. If Brinkmanship Continues 2. If Nuclear War Comes 3. Methods of Settling Disputes in the Nuclear Age 4. Programme of Steps Towards Peace 5. New Outlook Needed Before Negotiations 6. Disarmament 7. Steps Towards Conciliation 8. Territorial Adjustments 9. Approach to an International Authority 10. Some Necessary Changes in Outlook Appendix 1. Unilateral Disarmament Appendix 2. Inconsistency? Index

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