Patriotism, Morality, and Peace

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Rowman & Littlefield Pub Incorporated, Jan 1, 1993 - Philosophy - 227 pages
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Is patriotism a worthy ideal, one that we ought to promote and support? Or is it a dangerous and destructive notion that leads to war and hostility? Patriotism, Morality, and Peace provides the first sustained philosophical treatment of these questions, distinguishes different forms of patriotism, and shows why some forms are indeed dangerous, while others can be valuable and constructive.

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Contents

The Case Against Patriotism
3
Problems for AntiPatriots 17
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Sketch of a Reasonable Form of Patriotism
29
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\Stephen Nathanson, Professor of Philosophy at Northeastern University, is the author of The Ideal of Rationality, An Eye for an Eye?: The Immorality of Punishing by Death (Rowman & Littlefield), and Should We Consent to be Governed? A Short Introduction to Political Philosophy.

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