Perversions of Democracy by Wendy Hamblet

Hamblet, Wendy, “Perversions of Democracy and the Need for Global Federalism,” Newsletter of the Concerned Philosophers for Peace, Vol. 26 (2006) “Most people are bad judges in their own case.” Aristotle (Politics. 1280a15-16) 1. The Problem of Democracy When one looks across the globe today, a decade after the collapse of the Soviet Bloc and […]

On World Federation by Ronald J. Glossop

Glossup, Ronald J., “On World Federation,” Newsletter of the Concerned Philosophers for Peace, Vol. 26 (Spring – Summer 2006). At the global level, a democratic world federation would provide a way of using deliberation to deal with global problems such as (1) putting an end to war and the availability of increasingly deadly weapons, (2) […]

Cooperative Capitalism by J.W. Smith

Smith, J.W., “Cooperative Capitalism: The Missing ‘Human Face’ of Economics,” Newsletter of the Concerned Philosophers for Peace, Vol. 26 (Spring – Summer 2006). Thank you professor Martin for those kind words and thank you for the opportunity to speak to your fine audience. Good Afternoon ladies and gentlemen. It is indeed a pleasure to talk […]

Buying Moral Victory by Ruth Lucier

Lucier, Ruth, “Buying Moral Victory: Review of P.W. Singer, Corporate Warriors: The Rise of the Privatized Military Industry (Cornell University Press, 2003),” Newsletter of the Concerned Philosophers for Peace, Vol. 26 (Spring – Summer 2006). I grew up hearing about the Military Industrial Complex in a home with parents who believed that almost all wars […]

Can Peace be Taught? by Greg Moses

Moses, Greg, “A Review of Robert L Holmes and Barry L. Gan, Nonviolence in Theory and Practice, 2nd Ed.(Long Grove, Ill: Waveland Press, 2005),” Newsletter of the Concerned Philosophers for Peace, Vol. 26 (Spring – Summer 2006) In this much expanded second edition, new co-editor Barry L. Gan joins Robert L. Holmes to produce a […]

Philosophy of Peace Series Update by William Gay

Gay, Willilam, “Philosophy of Peace: Report from the Editor of the Special Series in VIBS (Value Inquiry Book Series) published by Rodopi,” Newsletter of the Concerned Philosophers for Peace Vol. 26 (Spring-Summer 2006) Books under Contract: Justice and Justification: The Relation between Justice and Peace, eds. Andrew Kelley and Deborah Peterson (presently being formatted under […]

New Computer Game: A Force More Powerful

Posted in Newsletter of the Concerned Philosophers for Peace Vol. 26 (Spring – Summer 2006) Can a computer game teach how to fight real-world adversaries—dictators, military occupiers and corrupt rulers, using methods that have succeeded in actual conflicts—not with laser rays or AK47s, but with non-military strategies and nonviolent weapons? Such a game, “A Force […]

The Acorn: Journal of the Gandhi-King Society

Newsletter of the Concerned Philosophers for Peace Vol. 26 (Spring – Summer 2006) The Acorn: Journal of the Gandhi-King Society, is a biannual publication devoted to the examination of the theory and practice of nonviolence, especially as it relates to the philosophies of Gandhi and King. The Acorn was founded by Ha Poong Kim. Currently […]