By Sohail H. Hashmi,Steven P. Lee

ISBN-10: 0521545269

ISBN-13: 9780521545266

ISBN-10: 0521836719

ISBN-13: 9780521836715

This quantity, first released in 2004, bargains an engaging viewpoint at the dialogue of guns of mass destruction (WMD) through broadening the phrases of the talk to incorporate either secular and spiritual investigations now not in general thought of. the quantity includes a based discussion among representatives of the next moral traditions: Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, feminism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, liberalism, common legislation, pacifism, and realism. There are introductory chapters at the technical facets of WMD and foreign agreements for controlling WMD. A concluding essay compares the various moral traditions. all of the authors handle an analogous set of ethical concerns and this creates a discussion either inside and throughout traditions. the talk constitution is especially valuable and attractive for pedagogical reasons. The introductory essays at the technical and criminal features of WMD may perhaps simply be used to introduce the topic to students.

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