FOCUS OF THE COURSE



 

1. How Do We Define/Think About War?
  2. How Do We Define/Think About Peace?
 
  • is peace more than the absence of war?

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  • are there different types of peace?

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  • is peace a meaningful possibility?

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    3. What Is The Value Of War/Peace?
     
  • biological, technological, economic value

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  • psychological, social, moral, political value

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    4. How Does Our Understanding Change When The Issue Of Justice Is Introduced?
     
     

    5. How/Why Do Weapons Of Mass Destruction Alter Our Understanding About War?
     
     

    6. What Changes Are Important To Move Away From A Dependence on War?
     

  • individual

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  • nation state

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  • international/transnational