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Philosophy & Religion | McDowell Conference

3rd Annual McDowell Conference
Fall 1991 Program


Friday, November 22, 1991
Ward Circle Building, Room 2
1:00 pm to 6:00 pm


1:00 pm - 3:15 pm Session I: War and Morality

“Opening Remarks: War and the Morality of Nations"
Jeffrey Reiman, William Fraser McDowell Professor of Philosophy, American University

“International Law, Just War Theory, and the Persian Gulf War”
Tom Farer, Professor of International Service and Law, American University

“On the Lack of Reason in Arms"
Peter Caws, University Professor of Philosophy, George Washington University

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Coffee and Donuts

3:45 pm - 6:00 pm Session II: Peace and Politics

“Notes Toward a Feminist Peace Politics”
Sara Ruddick, Professor of Philosophy, The New School for Social Research

“The Challenge of Pacifism in the New World Order”
Robert Holmes, Professor of Philosophy, University of Rochester

“War, Society, and the Military in the Middle East”
Serif Mardin, Professor and Chair in Islamic Studies, American University

Moderator: Teresa McGarrity, Instructor in Philosophy, American University