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Published by Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament .
Written in English


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SeriesChristian CND pamphlets -- No.4
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Pagination8p.
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Open LibraryOL13658276M

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This chapter summarizes the main arguments in Finnis, Boyle, and Grisez, Nuclear Deterrence, Morality and Realism (OUP ). No policy of nuclear deterrence of enemies equipped with comparable capabilities can fail to include the threat to ‘city swap’ (destroy enemy cities with their inhabitants in the course of a military exchange) and of ‘final retaliation’ (to destroy much or all.   Nuclear Deterrence, Morality and Realism book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Providing a rigorous and objective ethical analys /5(10). The Church and the Bomb: Nuclear Weapons and Christian Conscience: the Report of a Working Party Under the Chairmanship of the Bishop of Salisbury Church of England. Board for Social Responsibility. R. Song - - Studies in Christian Ethics 2 (1) Ethics and Nuclear Deterrence. Geoffrey L. Goodwin (ed.) - - St. Martin's Press. Nuclear Deterrence, Morality and Realism. Cheyney Ryan - - The Personalist Forum 4 (1) Nuclear Deterrence File Size: KB.

Nuclear Deterrence Theory is a very important work for students of strategy. Unfortunately, the book was published near the end of the Cold War when interest in nuclear strategy was waning. Consequently, it is not remembered as the important work that it by: See Elizabeth Anscombe, ‘War and Murder’, in Walter Stein (ed.), Nuclear Weapons and Christian Conscience (London: Merlin Press, ). Letter from Quinlan to Bailey, 9 February Letter from Quinlan to Bailey, 5 May Letter from Bailey to Quinlan, 13 May Letter from Quinlan to Bailey, 18 October Cited by: 1. Christian Conscience and Nuclear Escapism. by Robert Their dilemma should be felt acutely by any Christian who lives under the nuclear umbrella and enjoys the prerogatives that come from a military security bought at an awful moral price. old man, replied: A victory, Madam, is the greatest tragedy in the world, only excepting a defeat. Nuclear deterrence deserves rigorous, objective ethical analysis. In providing it, the authors of this book face realities - the Soviet threat, possible nuclear holocausts, strategic imperatives - but they also unmask moral evasions - deterrence cannot be bluff, pure counterforce, the lesser (or greater) evil, or a step towards disarmament/5(3).

THE MORAL STATUS OF NUCLEAR DETERRENT THREATS* DAVID A. HOEKEMA Ethical reflection on the practice of war stands in a long tradition in Western philosophy and theology, a tradition which begins with the writings of Plato and Augustine and encompasses accounts of justified warfare offered by writers from the Medieval period to the present.' EthicalAuthor: David A. Hoekema. Nuclear deterrence requires objective ethical analysis. In providing it, the authors face realities - the Soviet threat, possible nuclear holocaust, strategic imperatives - but they also unmask moral evasions - deterrence cannot be bluff, pure counterforce, the Cited by:   Nuclear Deterrence, Morality and Realism by John Finnis, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(10). The Christian pacifist tradition The early church Why the pacifist position must be rejected Deterrence, nuclear weapons, and a Christian conscience Disarmament and world government as alternatives to deterrence Arms control as an alternative to deterrence Nonmilitary defense as an alternative to deterrence A.