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Visions of peace : Asia and the west / edited by Takashi Shogimen and Vicki A. Spencer.

Contributor(s): Shogimen, Takashi, 1967- | Spencer, Vicki.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: JZ5584.A8 V575 2014Series: Justice, international law and global security: Publication: Farnham, England : Ashate 2014Description: ix, 195 p.ISBN: 9781409428701; 1409428702.Subject(s): Peace -- Social aspects -- Asia | Peace -- Political aspects -- Asia | Peace -- Religious aspects
Contents:
Introduction / Takashi Shogimen and Vicki A. Spencer -- Eirene: ancient Greek goddess and concept of peace / Patricia A. Hannah -- The dissident tradition of Christian pacifism / Murray Rae -- Concept of peace in Hinduism: a historical analysis / Kaushik Roy -- The Confucian vision of peace / Kam-por Yu -- A historical reflection on peace and public philosophy in Japanese thought: Prince Shotoku, Ito Jinsai and Yokoi Shonan / Shin Chiba -- Visions of peace in medieval European political thought / Takashi Shogimen -- Enlightenment perspectives on war and peace / Bruce Buchan -- Indigenous inspiration and Herder’s peace woman / Vicki A. Spencer -- Liberal peace plans and cultural difference: Jeremy Bentham and the limits of enlightenment universalism / Katherine Smits -- Index.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction / Takashi Shogimen and Vicki A. Spencer -- Eirene: ancient Greek goddess and concept of peace / Patricia A. Hannah -- The dissident tradition of Christian pacifism / Murray Rae -- Concept of peace in Hinduism: a historical analysis / Kaushik Roy -- The Confucian vision of peace / Kam-por Yu -- A historical reflection on peace and public philosophy in Japanese thought: Prince Shotoku, Ito Jinsai and Yokoi Shonan / Shin Chiba -- Visions of peace in medieval European political thought / Takashi Shogimen -- Enlightenment perspectives on war and peace / Bruce Buchan -- Indigenous inspiration and Herder’s peace woman / Vicki A. Spencer -- Liberal peace plans and cultural difference: Jeremy Bentham and the limits of enlightenment universalism / Katherine Smits -- Index.

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