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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHIL 140 - Introduction to War, Peace, and Terrorism

(3 S.H.)

An introductory course exploring issues concerning war, peace, and terrorism from the perspectives of moral and political philosophy. Guest speakers present points of view. Topics usually include causes and justifications of war, conditions for peace, and whether terrorism is ever justified. Further topics may include conscientious objection, varieties of pacifism and nonviolent resistance, land mines, child soldiers, suicide terrorists, mercenaries, genocide, and international arms sales.  Meets GOAL 6 (Humanities) and GOAL 9. Offered annually.

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