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Moral clarity in the nuclear age

by Novak, Michael.

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Published by T. Nelson in Nashville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catholic Church. National Conference of Catholic Bishops.,
  • Catholic Church -- Doctrines.,
  • Nuclear warfare -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.,
  • Nuclear warfare -- Moral and ethical aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementMichael Novak.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX1795.A85 C39 1983 Suppl. 2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p. ;
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3175063M
    ISBN 100840758790
    LC Control Number83017444

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    A sweeping examination of moral authority in a global world and how a post-9/11 America seems to have lost its way.”-The Boston Globe “Suskind’s reporting continues to make him an indispensable chronicler of the Bush/Cheney debacle.”-Tim Rutten, The Los Angeles Times “A bombshell book.”-The Today Show “An explosive new book.   In his latest punchy compendium, Harari tackles many of our most pressing issues, offering thoughtful analyses of topics like what artificial intelligence means for our careers and how to determine whether a news source is legit. What makes his 21 Lessons more than mere lectures is the deep vein of philosophical thought and moral clarity. It /5(33).


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