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The Resource Morals under the gun : the cardinal virtues, military ethics, and American society, James H. Toner

Morals under the gun : the cardinal virtues, military ethics, and American society, James H. Toner

Label
Morals under the gun : the cardinal virtues, military ethics, and American society
Title
Morals under the gun
Title remainder
the cardinal virtues, military ethics, and American society
Statement of responsibility
James H. Toner
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
James Toner argues that the cardinal virtues are and must be the core values of the military. By embracing these values, the profession of arms serves as a moral compass in an increasingly confusing age. Building upon a bold introduction, which includes what many will regard as a surprising view of military ethics, Toner examines the four cardinal virtues -- wisdom, courage, temperance, and justice -- and places each in the context of a compelling case study from recent U.S. military history. He discusses the Flinn Case, the Lavelle Affair, a B-52 crash in Washington State, and the courageous
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Toner, James Hugh
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Military ethics
  • Cardinal virtues
  • United States
  • United States
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • HISTORY
  • Armed Forces
  • Cardinal virtues
  • Military ethics
  • Moral conditions
  • United States
Label
Morals under the gun : the cardinal virtues, military ethics, and American society, James H. Toner
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1 The Necessary Immorality of the Military Profession; 2 A New Beginning; 3 Morals under the Gun; 4 Moral Reasoning and the Cardinal Virtues; 5 Prudence and the Profession of Arms; 6 Justice and the Profession of Arms; Interlude: Obiter Dicta; 7 Courage and the Profession of Arms; 8 Temperance and the Profession of Arms; 9 Character and the Profession of Arms; Epilogue; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Control code
ocn903955382
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Paperback edition
Extent
1 online resource (234 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813148847
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 4a851453-5a0b-468a-b406-a8aacd2bb0b9
  • 22573/ctt129bpqr
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)903955382
Label
Morals under the gun : the cardinal virtues, military ethics, and American society, James H. Toner
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1 The Necessary Immorality of the Military Profession; 2 A New Beginning; 3 Morals under the Gun; 4 Moral Reasoning and the Cardinal Virtues; 5 Prudence and the Profession of Arms; 6 Justice and the Profession of Arms; Interlude: Obiter Dicta; 7 Courage and the Profession of Arms; 8 Temperance and the Profession of Arms; 9 Character and the Profession of Arms; Epilogue; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Control code
ocn903955382
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Paperback edition
Extent
1 online resource (234 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813148847
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 4a851453-5a0b-468a-b406-a8aacd2bb0b9
  • 22573/ctt129bpqr
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)903955382

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