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Abolition of nuclear weapons as a moral imperative

Author: John H Kultgen
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book advocates for the United States to abolish nuclear weapons, arguing its necessity in terms of the harmful consequences of nuclear deterrence. Kultgen's argument is based on conceptions of human rights and is couched in terms accessible to the disciplines that address human affairs in the social sciences, history, arts, and humanities.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Kultgen, John H.
Abolition of nuclear weapons as a moral imperative
(DLC) 2014047763
(OCoLC)896601188
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John H Kultgen
ISBN: 9780739188200 0739188208
OCLC Number: 920466308
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 207 pages)
Contents: Intro --
Contents --
Chapter One: Introduction --
I: Morality and National Policy --
Chapter Two: Patriotic Abolitionism --
Chapter Three: The Moral Dimension of Leadership --
II: Moral Assessment ofNuclear Deterrence --
Chapter Four: The Immorality of Nuclear Deterrence --
Chapter Five: Global Strike Capability and the American Empire --
Chapter Six: Deterrence and the Probability of Nuclear War --
Chapter Seven: The Cost of Implementation --
III: The Road Ahead --
Chapter Eight: Abolition and Its Alternatives --
Chapter Nine: The Challenge --
Chapter Ten: Plans of Action --
Chapter Eleven: Final Thoughts --
Bibliography.
Responsibility: John Kultgen.

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