A dozen reviews of books for peace seekers in the July-August 2008 Summer Reading Issue of Peacework Magazine. See for example a review of Francis Boyle’s latest appeal for civil resistance, and a reading of Cormac McCarthy’s dead center narrative about what will happen if we don’t stop the madness before the nuclear bombs fall.
Dear CPP members, I am planning for the Central APA meeting. If you would like to present a paper at this meeting, please send me a 250 word abstract via email by August 30th, 2008. In 2009, the APA Central Division is moving its annual meeting time to February. This will require moving forward the […]
As part of the Summer 2008 upgrade, we’re beginning to add links. There are many, many peace related web sites. With the advent of the Google search engine, link indexes have become less important. So we will begin adding links that have organic relationships to our work, but without any immediate claims to comprehensive scope. […]
“The magnificent ancient city of pyramids at Caral in Peru hit the headlines in 2001. The site is a thousand years older than the earliest known civilisation in the Americas and, at 2,627 BC, is as old as the pyramids of Egypt. Many now believe it is the fabled missing link of archaeology – a […]
WordPress categories may overlap, and here at the CPP website they often do. For example an article in a newsletter will appear under Newsletter, Articles, and Volume Number (V23), also in the year of publication under Archives. When viewing a post at this website, you will find categories for that post listed at the bottom […]
During the summer of 2008, Concerned Philosophers for Peace is moving our web site. We are adopting a WordPress platform with a Structure theme. WordPress is a popular open-source blogging tool with a vibrant community of developers and users. Structure is a WordPress theme developed by Justin Tadlock. The theme offers a flexible options menu, […]
The old site is still up at benezet.org/phpnuke, but we’ve moved all the old articles over here. Stay tuned for updates.
Call For Papers DEADLINE September 1, 2008 Concerned Philosophers For Peace Twenty-First Annual Conference Suny Cortland, Cortland NY October 30-31, November 1-2, 2008 “Resisting War, Educating For Peace” Since its inception in 1981, Concerned Philosophers for Peace [CPP] has become the largest, most active organization of professional philosophers in North America involved in the analysis […]
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 […]
Pasadena, March 19, 2008 Group Session GI-B. Concerned Philosophers for Peace 6:30-8:00 p.m., Location TBA Topic: Remembrance and Reconciliation Speakers: Jean-Marie Makang (Frostburg State University) “Justice, Community, and Hope in Martin Luther King’s Nonviolent Struggle” Ron Hirschbein (Walden University) “Those Who Can’t Forget the Past Are Condemned to Repeat It” Lee Walker (California State University–Chico) […]