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eBook Strategy for Peace: Human Values and the Threat of War ePub

by Sissela Bok

  • ISBN: 0679728511
  • Category: Politics and Government
  • Subcategory: Politics
  • Author: Sissela Bok
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Vintage (July 14, 1990)
  • Pages: 202
  • ePub book: 1202 kb
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Bok, Sissela Ann. Born: 1934 AD Currently alive, at 85 years of age. Nationality: Categories . 1989 – Wrote "A Strategy for Peace: Human Values and the Threat of War". 1991 – She wrote "Alva Myrdal: A Daughter’s Memoir" for which she received the Melcher Book Award.

Bok, Sissela Ann. 1996 – Wrote the book, Common Values. 1998 – She wrote "Mayhem: Violence as Public Entertainment".

Bok's worldview is compatible with what has come to be known as New Age principles-that is, that everyone is. .Instead, she asserts that it is time for the two traditions of morality and strategy to join.

Bok's worldview is compatible with what has come to be known as New Age principles-that is, that everyone is responsible and able to affect the world-at-large. It is no longer folly, Bok feels, to hope that a strategy of peace can live compatibly with wise military strategy, enabling individual countries to achieve the same goals over which they once fought wars.

A STRATEGY FOR PEACE Human Values and the Threat of War. By Sissela Bo. By Sissela Bok. 202 pp. New York: Pantheon Books. To many, this may seem more like a plea than a plan. A famous ethicist offers moral constraint as a foundation for an effort to avert war. Sissela Bok's thoughtful essay, an expanded version of two Harvard lectures in 1985, shines like a good deed in a very naughty world.

Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13: 9780679728511.

Sissela Bok is a senior visiting fellow at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies. Previously, she was a professor of philosophy at Brandeis Univeristy

Sissela Bok is a senior visiting fellow at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies. Previously, she was a professor of philosophy at Brandeis Univeristy. She is the author of Lying: Moral Choice in Private and Public Life; Secrets: On the Ethics of Concealment and Revelation; A Strategy for Peace: Human Values and the Threat of War; Alva Myrdal: A Daughter’s Memoir; Mayhem: Violence as Public Entertainment; Common Values; and Exploring Happiness: From Aristotle to Brain Science. A former member of the Pulitzer Prize Board, Bok is a fellow of the American Academy of Political.

Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide, with Gerald Dworkin and Ray Frey (Cambridge University Press, 1998).

A strategy for peace. human values and the threat of war. 1st ed. Published 1989 by Pantheon Books in New York. Nuclear arms control, Friedensbemühung, Peace, Protected DAISY, In library, Peace movements.

Sissela Bok (born Sissela Myrdal on 2 December 1934) is a Swedish-born American philosopher and ethicist, the .

Sissela Bok (born Sissela Myrdal on 2 December 1934) is a Swedish-born American philosopher and ethicist, the daughter of two Nobel Prize winners: Gunnar Myrdal who won the Economics prize with Friedrich Hayek in 1974, and Alva Myrdal who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1982. in psychology from George Washington University in 1957 and 1958, and her P. in philosophy from Harvard University in 1970.

Attempts to find common ground between the language of morality and the language of strategy, considering fundamental values and their role in world peace