Lifelong Quest for Peace

Lifelong Quest for Peace

by Linus Pauling, Daisaku Ikeda


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781845118891
Publisher: I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date: 11/15/2008
Series: Echoes and Reflections Series
Pages: 225
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Linus Pauling (1901-1994), one of the most brilliant and influential chemists of the twentieth century, is often described as one of the most important scientists in history. He was one of only two individuals ever to be awarded Nobel Prizes in different fields (chemistry in 1954 and peace in 1962).

Daisaku Ikeda (1928-) is the President of Soka Gakkai International, a lay Buddhist organisation whose adherents come from over 190 countries throughout the world. He is the author of more than 80 books on Buddhist themes, and received the United Nations Peace Award in 1983.

Table of Contents

* Preface -- Linus Pauling
• Preface -- Daisaku Ikeda
• Foreword -- Arthur Kornberg
• PART 1: Satisfaction in Living
• PART 2: Science and Humanity
• PART 3: A World Free of War
• Glossary
• Index

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