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Ethics and Weapons of Mass Destruction

Religious and Secular Perspectives (The Ethikon Series in Comparative Ethics)

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Social & political philosophy,
  • Political,
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Philosophy,
  • Political Freedom & Security - International Secur,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • General,
  • Nuclear warfare,
  • Weapons of mass destruction

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSohail H. Hashmi (Editor), Steven P. Lee (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages550
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7745750M
    ISBN 100521545269
    ISBN 109780521545266

    The term "weapon of mass destruction" usually refers to nuclear, radiological, biological, or chemical weapons. A weapon of mass destruction (WMD) or (WoMD) is a weapon that can kill and bring significant harm to a large number of humans and/or cause great damage to man-made structures (e.g. buildings), natural structures (e.g. mountains), or the biosphere in general. North Korea's ability to deliver weapons of mass destruction to a hypothetical target is somewhat limited by its missile technology. In , North Korea's total range with its Nodong missiles was estimated as km with a 1, kg payload. That is enough to reach South Korea, and First nuclear weapon test: October 9,

      Ethics and International Relations, Second Edition, offers a comprehensive introduction to the philosophical issues raised by international politics. Presupposing no prior philosophical knowledge and deliberately avoiding the use of technical language, it is ideally suited for political philosophy, applied ethics and international relations courses. Applied Ethics; Meta-Ethics; Normative Ethics; Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality; Philosophy of Law; Social and Political Philosophy; Value Theory, Miscellaneous; Science, Logic, and Mathematics. Science, Logic, and Mathematics; Logic and Philosophy of Logic; Philosophy of Biology; Philosophy of Cognitive Science; Philosophy of.

    Correspondingly, the critical mass of a bare mass sphere of plutonium is 8–10 kg. The bomb that destroyed Hiroshima used 60 kg of U while the Nagasaki Pu bomb used only 6 kg of Pu Since all Pakistani bomb designs are implosion-type weapons, they will typically use between 15–25 kg of U for their nuclear weapon test: 28 May (Chagai-I). Book. Author(s) Sohail H. Hashmi, Steven P. Lee, Scott D. Sagan, Steven P. Lee; Published By. Cambridge University Press in "Ethics and Weapons of Mass Destruction", page(s): This volume offers a unique perspective on the discussion of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) by broadening the terms of the debate to include both secular.


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