ERIC Number: ED364477
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Are There Reasonable Grounds for War? Public Talk Series.
McCoy, Martha; Pasquerella, Lynn
This program guide assists in discussions of critical social and political issues by providing a framework for considering which conditions warrant a use of military force. The guide examines the question from two different but related angles: military force and those reasons for war most commonly offered. The document includes the following sections: (1) "Are There Reasonable Grounds for War?"--A Framework for Discussion; (2) A Summary of Major Discussion Points; (3) Part 1, Ethical Considerations--Four Possible Positions in Answer to "Are There Reasonable Ground for War?" (4) Part 2, Policy Consideration--Commonly Accepted Grounds for War; (5) A Summary of the Basic Criteria of the Just-War Doctrine; (6) Background Readings; (7) Suggestions for Leading this Discussion; (8) Suggested Discussion Questions; (9) Leading a Study Circle; (10) Suggestions for Participants; (11) Follow-up Form; and (12) Public Talk Series Programs and other resources available from the Study Circles Resource Center. (NLA)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Discussion Groups, Ethics, Foreign Policy, International Relations, Leaders Guides, Military Science, National Defense, Policy Formation, Political Issues, Treaties, War, World Problems
Study Circles Resource Center, P.O. Box 203, Pomfret, CT 06258 ($2).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Community; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Topsfield Foundation, Pomfret, CT. Study Circles Resource Center.