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. An End to Evil: Conquest or Moral Pedagogy?

Fred Dallmayr

in In Search of the Good Life: A Pedogogy for Troubled Times

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124575
eISBN:
9780813134994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124575.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the nature of evil and whether a country such as the United States should pursue the goal of terminating or vanquishing evil. It begins by discussing the meaning of evil and ... More


Twilights and New Dawns: Revaluation and De(con)struction

Fred Dallmayr

in Freedom and Solidarity: Toward New Beginnings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165783
eISBN:
9780813165813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165783.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Among Western thinkers deeply embroiled in the transition between paradigms, two stand out from the rest: Friedrich Nietzsche and Martin Heidegger, the former serving in a way as precursor or ... More


Introduction

Laura Wittern-Keller

in Freedom of the Screen: Legal Challenges to State Film Censorship, 1915-1981

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124513
eISBN:
9780813134901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124513.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter discusses censorship in movies, which was fully recognized during the late twentieth century, when the new technology of moving pictures arrived. The fear of movies was so ... More


“They are Willing to Walk”

Troy Jackson

in Becoming King: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Making of a National Leader

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125206
eISBN:
9780813135045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125206.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter concerns the first two months of the bus boycott, fuelled by Rosa Parks' arrest for refusing to move from a seat in the first row of a bus to accommodate a boarding white passenger. It ... More


Boots on the Ground

Michael F. Cairo

in The Gulf: The Bush Presidencies and the Middle East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136721
eISBN:
9780813141275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136721.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Moving to an application of the worldviews of George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush, this chapter examines the decisions to go to war with Iraq. Beginning with George H.W. Bush, the chapter examines ... More


Facing Up to Evil

Walter C. Clemens

in North Korea and the World: Human Rights, Arms Control, and Strategies for Negotiation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167466
eISBN:
9780813167756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167466.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In Chapter Eight, Clemens asks whether or not we should negotiate with individuals and groups we regard as evil and if evil is real. He then goes on to examine three ways to view humanity: that ... More


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