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Weapons and hope

Author: Freeman J Dyson
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Explores ways to live and survive in a nuclear age and examines the key areas of public morality, weapons technology, and international policy.
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Named Person: Freeman J Dyson; Freeman J Dyson; Freeman J Dyson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Freeman J Dyson
ISBN: 006039031X 9780060390310 0063370379 9780063370371
OCLC Number: 9829648
Notes: "A Cornelia & Michael Bessie book."
Description: viii, 340 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Agenda for a meeting of minds --
The question of survival --
Paradoxes of the arms race --
David and Goliath --
Technical follies --
Star wars --
The ABM problem --
Shelters --
Amateurs at war --
Education of a warrior --
Scientists and poets --
The scholar-soldier --
Generals --
Diplomats --
Russians --
Pacifists --
The importance of being stuck --
The quest for concept --
Assured destruction --
Nuclear war fighting --
Unilateral disarmament --
The middle way --
The fateful choice --
Tragedy is not our business.
Responsibility: by Freeman Dyson.

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Explores ways to live and survive in a nuclear age and examines the key areas of public morality, weapons technology, and international policy.

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