The Resource Rising up and rising down : some thoughts on violence, freedom and urgent means, William T. Vollmann

Rising up and rising down : some thoughts on violence, freedom and urgent means, William T. Vollmann

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Rising up and rising down : some thoughts on violence, freedom and urgent means
Title
Rising up and rising down
Title remainder
some thoughts on violence, freedom and urgent means
Statement of responsibility
William T. Vollmann
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An abridged edition of the author's seven-volume work on the possible justification of violence is based on his war-zone observations and draws on the theories of philosophers, theologians, military strategists, and other thinkers
Cataloging source
DLC
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Vollmann, William T
Dewey number
303.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HM1116
LC item number
.V65 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Violence
  • Liberty
  • Liberty
  • Violence
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Rising up and rising down : some thoughts on violence, freedom and urgent means, William T. Vollmann
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Publication
Contents
Three meditations on death : Catacomb thoughts -- Autopsy thoughts -- Siege thoughts -- Introduction : The days of the Niblungs -- Part One. Categories and justifications. Definitions for lonely atoms : On the morality of weapons (excerpt) -- Where do my rights end? (excerpt) -- Where do my rights begin? (excerpt) -- Means and ends -- Justifications : Self-defense : In the judge's chair -- Defense of honor (excerpt) -- Defense of class -- Defense of authority (excerpt) -- Defense of ground (excerpt) -- Justifications : Policy and choice : Deterrence, retribution and revenge (excerpt) -- Punishment (excerpt) -- Justifications : Fate : Moral yellowness -- Evaluations : Four safeguards -- Remember the victim! -- The moral calculus -- Part Two. Studies in consequences. Southeast Asia : Introduction -- The old man (Malaysia) -- Europe : Introduction -- Where are all the pretty girls? (Ex-Yugoslavaia) -- Africa : Introduction -- The Muslim world : Introduction -- Let me know if you're scared (Somalia) -- North America : Introduction -- Dey brings dem bloodstain up here (Jamaica) -- Annotated table of contents for unabrudged version
Edition
1st Ecco ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 733 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036850851
Label
Rising up and rising down : some thoughts on violence, freedom and urgent means, William T. Vollmann
Link
Publication
Contents
Three meditations on death : Catacomb thoughts -- Autopsy thoughts -- Siege thoughts -- Introduction : The days of the Niblungs -- Part One. Categories and justifications. Definitions for lonely atoms : On the morality of weapons (excerpt) -- Where do my rights end? (excerpt) -- Where do my rights begin? (excerpt) -- Means and ends -- Justifications : Self-defense : In the judge's chair -- Defense of honor (excerpt) -- Defense of class -- Defense of authority (excerpt) -- Defense of ground (excerpt) -- Justifications : Policy and choice : Deterrence, retribution and revenge (excerpt) -- Punishment (excerpt) -- Justifications : Fate : Moral yellowness -- Evaluations : Four safeguards -- Remember the victim! -- The moral calculus -- Part Two. Studies in consequences. Southeast Asia : Introduction -- The old man (Malaysia) -- Europe : Introduction -- Where are all the pretty girls? (Ex-Yugoslavaia) -- Africa : Introduction -- The Muslim world : Introduction -- Let me know if you're scared (Somalia) -- North America : Introduction -- Dey brings dem bloodstain up here (Jamaica) -- Annotated table of contents for unabrudged version
Edition
1st Ecco ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 733 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036850851

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