War, Morality, and the Military Profession

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The Contributors

Elizabeth Anscombe is professor of philosophy at the University of Cambridge. She is the author of Intention, An Introduction to Wittgenstein's Tractatus, and other philosophical texts and articles.

Jacques Barzun was professor of history, dean, and provost at Columbia University for many years, has served on Macmillan's board of directors, and is literary adviser for Scribner's. He has published a large number of works in the fields of history, science, art, music, education, and social commentary, has held distinguished fellowships, and has received many scholarly honors.

James F. Childress is professor of religious studies and medical education at the University of Virginia. He served as the J. P. Kennedy senior professor of Christian ethics at the Kennedy Institute, Georgetown University, from 1975 to 1979 and as visiting professor at the University of Chicago and Princeton University. He is the author of Civil Disobedience and Political Obligation, coauthor of Biomedical Ethics, and has published many articles dealing with biomedical ethics, political ethics, morality and war, and the history of Christian ethics.

Philip M. Flammer is professor of military and diplomatic history at Brigham Young University and has taught history at the U.S. Air Force Academy. He has published a volume on airpower and numerous articles dealing with the military critic and the air war over Europe in World War II.

General Sir John Winthrop Hackett was principal of King's College in London from 1968 to 1975. Prior to that time he served in the British regular army beginning in 1931, saw combat action for several years, especially during World War II, and held distinguished command

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