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On War: A Dialogue

On War: A Dialogue

by Brian Orend
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ISBN-13: 2900742560450
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 04/16/2009
Series: New Dialogues in Philosophy Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Brian Orend is professor of philosophy and director of international studies at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Orend is the author of four books including two widely-used textbooks on the topics of war and human rights. An active public speaker, Orend addresses audiences and the media around the world on questions of war and peace and human rights.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

List of Dramatis Personae xi

1 Injury and Empire 1

2 Doctors and Definitions 11

3 The Causes of War 23

4 Power and Pessimism 47

5 Marching Off to War 71

6 Mortal Combat 95

7 War's Aftermath 113

8 Peace in this Life 139

Bibliography 157

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