Item description for 48th Pugwash Conference on Science & World Affairs: The Long Roads to Peace by Joseph Rotblat...
In this text, scientists who are pre-eminent in their fields focus on the crucial role of science in the transition away from a culture of war towards the construction of peace based on a capacity to anticipate and prevent destructive conflicts. The subject matter, wide-ranging and of great concern to people everywhere, includes the progress and prospects for a nuclear-weapon-free world; non-nuclear threats to peace and security; the building of legitimate world institutions; conflict resolution and the construction of peace; the local and global environmental dimensions of peace; the health hazards of nuclear chemical and biological weapons; and the interactions between health problems and poverty.
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Studio: World Scientific Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.8" Width: 6.3" Height: 1.2" Weight: 1.65 lbs.
Publisher World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN 9810245548 ISBN13 9789810245542
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More About Joseph Rotblat
Sir Joseph Rotblat, who died in August 2005, was one of the scientists recruited to build the atomic bombs which brought the Second World War to an end. Turning his back on the nuclear programme, he subsequently became a tireless campaigner for the abolition of nuclear weapons. Daisaku Ikeda is the President of Soka Gakkai International and the author of over 80 books on Buddhist themes.