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Author Steger, Manfred B., 1961-

Title Judging nonviolence : the dispute between realists and idealists / Manfred B. Steger
Published New York : Routledge, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 136 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Introduction: Nonviolence on Trial -- pt. I. The Expert Witnesses for the Prosecution -- 2. Niccolo Machiavelli: Renaissance War Realism -- 3. Max Weber: Modern Realism -- 4. Reinhold Niebuhr: Christian Realism -- pt. II. The Expert Witnesses for the Defense -- 5. Mahatma Gandhi: Militant Idealism -- 6. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Christian Idealism -- 7. The Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo: Anarchist Idealism -- pt. III. Considering Further Evidence -- 8. Modern Nonviolence Movements -- 9. Scientific Evidence on Human Violence: Nature or Nurture?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Nonviolence -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203616650 (electronic bk.)
1136062025 (electronic bk.)
9780203616659 (electronic bk.)
9781136062025 (electronic bk.)