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Nonkilling Global Political Science

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This book is offered for consideration and critical reflection primarily by political science scholars throughout the world. Neither age nor erudition seems to make much difference in the prevailing assumption that killing is an inescapable part of the human condition that must be accepted in political theory and practice. It is hoped that readers will join in questioning this assumption and will contribute further stepping stones of thought and action toward a nonkilling global future. This may be the first book in English to contain the word “nonkilling” in its title. The term is not in customary use. It seeks to direct attention beyond “peace” and even “nonviolence” to focus sharply upon the taking of human life. The initial response of many may be that to focus upon nonkilling is too negative, too narrow, and neglects more important things. They may find company in Gandhi’s admonition that to define ahimsa (nonviolence) as nonkilling... More > offers little improvement over violence.< Less
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Product Details

Edition
Third edition
Publisher
Center for Global Nonkilling
Published
September 28, 2011
Language
English
Pages
187
File Format
PDF
File Size
608.09 KB

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