Right & Wrong & Palestine: And Palestine, 9-11, Iraq, 7-7 . . . (Paperback)
The truth is noisy, and nobody propounds it more vehemently than the political philosopher Ted Honderich. . . . His is a name known to every philosophy student, and in his long career he has been connected to all the leading figures in English philosophy.-The Independent Ted Honderich makes a powerful case that an easy answer is wrong, ' so that to find the right answer . . . will be anything but easy. His inquiry explores some of the most painful and controversial issues of the day. It merits, and will reward, careful reflection.-Noam Chomsky Philosopher Ted Honderich insightfully relates four contentious current events in this articulate, well-reasoned moral and political analysis. Exploring the war in Iraq, the controversy in Palestine, and the tragic events of 9/11 and London's 7/7, Honderich elucidates the great questions of right and wrong in a conflict--ridden era.
About the Author
TED HONDERICH, Britain's foremost radical philosopher, is Grote Professor Emeritus at University College London and a visiting professor at the University of Bath. He is internationally recognized for his numerous books on philosophy, including Punishment: The Supposed Justifications Revisited, Conservatism, Terrorism for Humanity, After the Terror, and How Free Are You? He is also the editor of the Oxford Companion to Philosophy.