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Pacifism

Andrew Fiala.

in Philosophy

P ublished online October 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy. 8277 words.

Pacifism is a contested term. It is often defined narrowly as opposition to war; or more broadly understood as opposition to all violence. Pacifists are also sometimes committed to...

Pacifism

Andrew Fiala.

in Philosophy

P ublished online October 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy. 8277 words.

Pacifism is a contested term. It is often defined narrowly as opposition to war; or more broadly understood as opposition to all violence. Pacifists are also sometimes committed to...

The Attitude of Pacifism

Larry May.

in Limiting Leviathan

September 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy. 6198 words.

The book ends with an attempt to explain to what extent a consistent Hobbesian, and even Hobbes himself, could be seen to support pacifist attitudes. This is in some ways the chapter that...

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Life and work

in Russell

February 2002; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: 20th-Century Philosophy. 8337 words.

‘Life and work’ outlines the contributions of Bertrand Russell to the technical fields of logic and philosophy as well as describing his private life — his marriages, agnosticism, pacifism,...

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Weimar Philosophy and the Fate of Neo-Kantianism

Frederick Beiser.

in Weimar Thought

June 2013; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 9118 words.

This chapter explains the decline of neo-Kantianism. In a polemically revisionist account of this major intellectual movement, it casts neo-Kantians as somewhat less than benevolent...

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Juan Luis Vives

Charles Fantazzi, Enrique González González and Víctor Gutiérrez Rodríguez.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online June 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 6223 words.

Juan Luis Vives (or Joan Lluís Vives in Catalan) was born into a Jewish converso family in Valencia in 1492, according to the traditional dating as inscribed on his tombstone, and died in...

Political Thought

Mark Jurdjevic.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online June 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 11229 words.

Early modern European political thought is notable for its considerable variety and complexity. The broad range of arguments and themes developed between c. 1350 and c. 1650 reflect the...

Jan Amos Comenius

Craig D. Atwood.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 12790 words.

Jan Amos Comenius (John Amos Comenius; Johannes Amos Comenius; Jana Amose Komenskeho; Jan Amos Komenský [b. 1592–d. 1670]) gained international fame for his innovative teaching methods and...

War

Seth Lazar and Jonathan Parry.

in Philosophy

P ublished online August 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy. 10162 words.

Wars are large-scale armed conflicts between two or more organized groups. The basic problem of warfare is that it involves inflicting death and suffering on people, who, in ordinary...