David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Asian Philosophy 19 (2):159 – 171 (2009)
This paper challenges the view that justice leads to or generates peace. Islamic, Hindu, Buddhist, Confucian, Daoist and Chinese military philosophical perspectives on violence and peace are reviewed. Based on insights derived from these Asian traditions concerning the relationship between violence and peace, the author argues that the quest for world peace is not attainable. The author proposes that people need to direct their attention, energy and action to support personal and community peace, and to support justice, which entails legitimate and sanctioned acts of violence, and just war
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
Wing-tsit Chan (1963). A Source Book in Chinese Philosophy. Princeton, N.J.,Princeton University Press.
Edward Conze (1962). Buddhist Thought in India. London, Allen & Unwin.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Lisa J. Laplante, Transitional Justice and Peace Building: Diagnosing and Addressing the Socioeconomic Roots of Violence Through a Human Rights Framework.
Danielle Poe (ed.) (2011). Communities of Peace: Confronting Injustice and Creating Justice. Rodopi.
Wolfgang Sützl (2003). The Weak Subject: Peace and Nihilism Reconsidered. Philosophy and Social Criticism 29 (4):407-425.
Bruce Bueno De Mesquita & David Lalman (1988). Arms Races and the Opportunity for Peace. Synthese 76 (2):263 - 283.
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita & David Lalman (1988). Arms Races and the Opportunity for Peace. Synthese 76 (2):263-283.
James P. Sterba (1994). Feminist Justice and the Pursuit of Peace. Hypatia 9 (2):173 - 187.
Douglas Allen (2007). Mahatma Gandhi on Violence and Peace Education. Philosophy East and West 57 (3):290-310.
Asgharali Engineer (2011). The Prophet of Non-Violence: Spirit of Peace, Compassion & Universality in Islam. Vitasta Pub..
Added to index2010-05-07
Total downloads9 ( #180,914 of 1,679,369 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #183,759 of 1,679,369 )
How can I increase my downloads?