Nonviolence: Critiquing Assumptions, Examining Frameworks

Nonviolence: Critiquing Assumptions, Examining Frameworks


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789004383401
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 12/13/2018
Series: Value Inquiry Book Series / Philosophy of Peace Series , #324
Pages: 174
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Michael Patterson Brown, Ph.D. is a peace educator, activist, and philosopher who has worked with the Fellowship of Reconciliation.

Katy Gray Brown, Ph.D., teaches philosophy and peace studies at Manchester University in Indiana, home to the first undergraduate peace studies program.

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors


Michael Patterson Brown and Katy Gray Brown

Part 1:Nonviolence and Positive Peace

1 The Practice of Peace: Thinking, Speaking, Acting

William C. Gay

2 Can You Hear Me Now? The Element of Listening in Positive Peace

Elizabeth N. Agnew

3 The Ethics of Care and Violence

Andrew Fitz-Gibbon

4 Freedom, Oppression, and the Ethics of Ambiguity

Douglas Lewis

Part 2:Nonviolence and International Structures

5 The Impotence of Moral Arguments in the Debate Over Nuclear Deterrence

John Kultgen

6 The U.S. Constitution, Human Rights, and Iraq

Joseph C. Kunkel

7 Questioning Combatant’s Privilege in Unjust Wars

Harry van der Linden

8 The International Criminal Court: Progressing despite U.S. Opposition

Ronald J. Glossop

Part 3:Nonviolence and Peace Education

9 A Philosophic Framework for Peace Education

Ian M. Harris

10 Perspectives from a Catholic, Marianist University on Teaching Peace

Danielle Poe

11 Dewey’s Political Ethics as Applied Philosophy that Advances International Peace

William C. Gay


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