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A quest for global peace : Rotblat and Ikeda on war, ethics, and the nuclear threat

Author: Joseph Rotblat; Daisaku Ikeda
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2007.
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"This series of dialogues between two leading ethical thinkers brings together the courage and humanity of Rotblat with the spiritual wisdom and global visionary outlook of Daisaku Ikeda, the leader of the world's largest and most influential lay Buddhist organisation. Together they reflect on fundamental issues of war and peace, the ethics of nuclear deterrence and the trajectory of Joseph Rotblat's career, from  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rotblat, Joseph, 1908-2005.
Quest for global peace.
London : I.B. Tauris, 2007
(OCoLC)607839745
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Rotblat; Daisaku Ikeda
ISBN: 9781845112783 1845112784 1845112792 9781845112790
OCLC Number: 70402715
Description: xv, 157 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: One world, one table, one will to unring the nuclear bell : Pugwash --
Hiroshima and Nagasaki : from Japan's ground zero to the world --
Living history : to survive, to study when the world is at war --
The conscience of a nuclear physicist : quitting the Manhattan Project --
The power of a name : the Russell-Einstein manifesto --
From Hiroshima to Norway : Pugwash wins the Nobel Prize --
The lie of deterrence, the vision of abolition --
Science and faith : the extension of reason --
Loyalty to humanity : competition with a human face --
Toward a world without war : the United Nations and we the people.
Responsibility: Joseph Rotblat and Daisaku Ikeda.

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One of the 'inventors' of the nuclear bomb, Sir Joseph Rotblat soon turned away from weapons research to make a principled stand against the dangers of nuclear proliferation. This work contains a  Read more...

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