Defending Ideals: War, Democracy, and Political Struggles / Edition 1

Defending Ideals: War, Democracy, and Political Struggles / Edition 1

by Drucilla Cornell, Cornell Drucill
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415948827

ISBN-13: 9780415948821

Pub. Date: 08/01/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In this book, Drucilla Cornell examines the crisis on the left and asks how we can turn back toward more left-wing ideals. She looks at the meaning of freedom through various lenses as well as the dissolution of feminism. She discusses and critiques such major thinkers as: Amartya Sen, Adorno, Martha Nussbaum, John Rawls, Richard Falk, and Paul Berman among

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In this book, Drucilla Cornell examines the crisis on the left and asks how we can turn back toward more left-wing ideals. She looks at the meaning of freedom through various lenses as well as the dissolution of feminism. She discusses and critiques such major thinkers as: Amartya Sen, Adorno, Martha Nussbaum, John Rawls, Richard Falk, and Paul Berman among others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415948821
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/01/2004
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface: Why We Need Ideals
1. Living and Dying in Iraq. Killing Talk and the Limits of Just War
2. Worlds Apart. Perpetual Peace and Infinite War
3. Variegated Visions of Humanity: John Rawls' The Law of Peoples
4. Developing Human Capabilities
5. Civilization, Progress, and Beyond
6. Reconsidering Nationalisms. Feminism and Anti-Militariest Ideals
7. Other Family Stories: The Politics and Ethics of Transnational Adoption
Bibliography

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