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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...

When Killing Is Lawful and Just

Adriana Cavarero and Angelo Scola.

in Thou Shalt Not Kill

September 2015; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion. 915 words.

Cavarero explores the bellicose rhetoric and ideology of the Hebrew scriptures which advocate the bloody annihilation of the enemies of Israel and its God. In the Christian tradition,...

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Early Modern Moravianism

Craig Atwood.

in The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern Theology, 1600-1800

December 2016; p ublished online March 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion. 6028 words.

The Moravian Church or Unitas Fratrum was founded in 1457 as a radical expression of the Czech Reformation’s attempt to revive the apostolic church. It was the first Western church to...

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Sacrificial Cults as ‘the Mysterious Centre of Every Religion’

Wolfgang Palaver.

in Sacrifice and Modern Thought

October 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Philosophy of Religion. 7539 words.

This chapter discusses the question of sacrifice in regard to its broader political implications concerning pacifism, violence, and peace. A first part summarizes the modern abolishment of...

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Religion and Violence from Christian Theological Perspectives

Charles Kimball.

in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Violence

January 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religious Studies; Philosophy of Religion; History of Religion. 4944 words.

This chapter reviews the movement from pacifism to Just War and Crusade. It also tries to demonstrate the ways prominent Catholic and Protestant leaders have harshly used violent measures...

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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...