Reflections on war and peace and the constitution / George Anastaplo.
- Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 2015.
1 online resource (384 p.)
- War and emergency powers -- United States.
Constitutional law -- United States.
Law -- Philosophy.
- Electronic books.
- This book connects diverse subjects that remind the reader of fundamental issues with respect to war/peace and politics. It examines the complications of efforts to develop public-policy measures dealing with constitutional applications and explores the understanding of Life and Death in the modern world.
- Contents; Preface; Part 1: 1. War and Peace in the Bible; : 2. Who Were the Greeks-and Why Do They Matter?; : 3. Sedition in Wartime; : 4. Justice and Nobility; : 5. War and Peace and Socratic Constitutionalism; : 6. On Law for and among Peoples; : 7. On the Projection of Force to the Other Side of the World; : 8. Victory, Defeat, and National Morale; : 9. William Shakespeare and the Uncomfortable Facts of War; : 10. War and Peace and the Declaration of Independence; : 11. The "War Power" and the Constitution; : 12. The Organic Laws of the United States; : 13. On Deliberation and War
Part 2: 1. The Separation of Powers: 2. The Risks and Rewards of Civil War; : 3. The Dreyfus Affair and the War Power; : 4. The Great War: A Monumental Folly; : 5. Woodrow Wilson and His Fourteen Points; : 6. On the Defense of the Allied Policy for Bombing German Cities; : 7. The Presidency, Especially In Time of War; : 8. Congress, the President, and the Constitution in "Wartime"; : 9. September Eleventh: On Diagnosing an Addiction; : 10. The Prospects and Perils of Homeland Security; : 11. Freedom of Speech in "Wartime"; : 12. Fearfulness and the Search for an Elusive "Security"
: 13. Philosophy and the Prospects at DeathAppendix A: The Declaration of Independence (1776); Appendix B: The United States Constitution (1787); Appendix C: The Amendments to the United States Constitution (1971-1992); Introduction to Appendixes D, E, and F; Appendix D: GLORY! GLORY! HALLELUJAH!; Appendix E: ARE YOU LISTENING?; Appendix F: I CAN'T FIGURE IT OUT TO THIS DAY; Index; About the Author
- Includes index.
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