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Authors Eric Patterson & Timothy Demy
War changes lives forever in ways unthinkable and the scars of war are personal, social, and cultural. Though often attributed to Plato, it was philosopher George Santayana (1863–1952) who astutely declared: “Only the dead have seen the end of war.” Some may dispute the orig...
Author Michael J. Vlach
This easy-to-read guide provides a one-sentence statement of the “Big Idea” of 101 of the most important ideas and people in philosophy and then follows up with a brief overview of that idea. Michael Vlach provides an exceptional guide for students or any person who desires to better unders...
Authors Eric D. Patterson and Marc LiVecche
Ideas, like people, have genealogies. And so it is with the just war tradition - a moral and ethical framework that seeks to inform political, military, and other leaders and individuals who are responsible for maintaining a just and peaceful social and political order in ...