Peace Philosophy and Public Life

Peace Philosophy and Public Life: Commitments, Crises, and Concepts for Engaged Thinking. Moses, Greg and Gail Presbey (Eds.) Amsterdam/New York, NY, 2014, XVIII, 185 pp. Amazon / Publisher's website In these pages, you will likely grasp the utility, not just the curiosity, of reconsidering any number of ways in which we speak and think, including what we mean by “we” when discussing foreign affairs, what we mean by “nationalism,” by “terrorism,” or by “humanitarianism.” Why do we assume … [Read more...]

Call for Chapters – Struggles for Recognition: Nonviolent Movements for Individual and Group Recognition

When individuals, peoples and states struggle for recognition conflict often ensues. How can those who study peace have a positive impact on these struggles? Are there ways of channeling the conflicts that surround attempts to gain political and social recognition into constructive and nonviolent resolution? What tools can philosophers bring to these struggles that might help bring about such constructive and nonviolent resolutions? The CPP Board and David Ritchie (Mercer University) invite … [Read more...]

Remembrance and Reconciliation

The following is a new publication which might interest you. 
At the moment it is offered with 30% discount until March 15th*. More information at Remembrance and Reconciliation Edited by Rob Gildert and Dennis Rothermel Amsterdam/New York, NY 2011. IX, 144 pp. (Value Inquiry Book Series 225) 
ISBN: 978-90-420-3265-1   (Paper) 
ISBN: 978-90-420-3266-8   (E-Book) 
Online info: Remembrance and reconciliation envision … [Read more...]

New Philosophy of Peace Volumes

Philosophical Perspectives on the "War on Terrorism" (Edited by Gail M. Presbey): responds to the Bush Administration position on the “war on terror.” It examines preemption within the context of “just war”; justification for the United States-led invasion of Iraq, with some authors charging that its tactics serve to increase terror; global terrorism; and concepts such as reconciliation, Islamic identity, nationalism, and intervention. Problems for Democracy (Edited by Kultgen and Lenzi): based … [Read more...]

CPP PoP: Spiritual and Political Dimensions of Nonviolence and Peace

Newsletter of the Concerned Philosophers for Peace, Vol. 26.2 (Fall 2006) BOERSEMA, David and GRAY BROWN, Katy, Eds. Value Inquiry Book Series 182: Philosophy of Peace (Amsterdam, New York: 2006) VII, 266 pp. Pb: 978-90-420-2061-0; 90-420-2061-X; € 55 / US$ 69. This book is a collection of philosophical papers that explores theoretical and practical aspects and implications of nonviolence as a means of establishing peace. The papers range from spiritual and political dimensions of nonviolence … [Read more...]