Étienne de la Boétie: Discourse of Voluntary Servitude

In a 1963 anthology, The Quiet Battle: Writings on the Theory and Practice of Non-violent Resistance (paperback by Beacon, 1968), edited and introduced by Mulford Quickert Sibley, Étienne de la Boétie receives attention as the first modern voice of nonviolence. An English translation of Boétie’s Discourse of Voluntary Servitude (1548) is offered by two internet […]

Philosophy at the World Conference: A Discussion

Minutes: The Conference of Philosophical Societies (CoPS) met to discuss “Philosophical Themes of World Congresses of Philosophy: What Impact?” at the Marriott Waterfront Hotel in Baltimore, Bristol room, 6.30-9.30pm, December 27, 2007 during the annual meeting of the American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division. Speakers: John Abbarno, President, CoPS George F. McLean, Vice President, CoPS, Sec.-Treas. […]

Lt. Watada’s Initial Statement of Conscience

Newsletter of the Concerned Philosophers for Peace, Vol. 26.2 (Fall 2006) June 7, 2006 by Lt. Ehren Watada Family, friends, members of the religious community, members of the press, and my fellow Americans—thank you for coming today. My name is Ehren Watada. I am a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army and I have served […]

Book: Moral Vision by Duane Cady

Newsletter of the Concerned Philosophers for Peace, Vol. 26.2 (Fall 2006) Moral Vision: How Everyday Life Shapes Ethical Thinking by Duane L. Cady Rowman & Littlefield $21.95 paper ISBN 0-7425-4494-X May, 2005 134pp “A deeply felt, wonderfully clear and heartening book. MORAL VISION reflects decades of writing and teaching about theories of war by a […]

University of Missouri Peace Studies Review

To members of Concerned Philosophers for Peace and all interested: The University of Missouri has had an interdisciplinary Peace Studies Program for more than 30 years. For much of this time it circulated a newsletter/informal journal, Peace Talk, to its supporters and interested persons. With the support of the University of Missouri administration, the Program […]