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Against religion, wars, and states : the case for enlightenment atheism, just war pacifism, and liberal-democratic anarchism

Andrew G. Fiala (Andrew Gordon), 1966-

2013

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  • Title:
    Against religion, wars, and states : the case for enlightenment atheism, just war pacifism, and liberal-democratic anarchism
  • Author: Andrew G. Fiala (Andrew Gordon), 1966-
  • Description: Contents; Preface; 1 Against Religions, Wars, and States; 2 Five Principles of Criticism; 3 Agnosticism and Atheism; 4 Religion, the Military, and the Secular Challenge; 5 Religion, the Family, and Criminal Justice; 6 Skeptical Pacifism; 7 The War System, Profit, and the Failure of Just War Ethics; 8 One-Sided Wars: Torture, Nukes, Religion, and Collective Narcissism; 9 Social Contract Anarchism and Cosmopolitan Democracy; 10 Civil Religion, Voting, and Oligarchy; 11 State Violence, the Prison-Industrial Complex, and Immigration; 12 Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
    Andrew Fiala's Against Religion, Wars, and States: The Case For Enlightenment Atheism, Just War Pacifism, and Liberal-Democratic Anarchism argues that we need to overcome the idea of the nation-state and look toward global justice, that we need to develop a more critical stance toward religion while embracing enlightened humanism and natural science, and that we need to look beyond violent solutions to social problems in order to build world peace.
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Format: 1 online resource (302 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-4422-2307-3
  • Subjects: Religion -- Controversial literature; Atheism; Political science -- Philosophy; Pacifism; Just war doctrine; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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