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How to think about nuclear weapons

J.R. Jones memorial lecture delivered at the College on April 26, 1983

by W. B. Gallie

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Published by University College of Swansea in Swansea .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atomic weapons -- Moral and ethical aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W.B. Gallie.
    SeriesJ.R. Jones memorial lecture
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17p. ;
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20244997M
    ISBN 100860760383
    OCLC/WorldCa12452596

    On Sept. 24, President Barack Obama will bring together 14 world leaders for a special U.N. Security Council meeting in New York. On the agenda: how to rid the world of nuclear weapons. History of nuclear weapons was one of the good articles, but it has been removed from the are suggestions below for improving the article to meet the good article these issues have been addressed, the article can be s may also seek a reassessment of the decision if they believe there was a mistake.

    The coronavirus pandemic has a lot in common with an atomic attack. The effects of the virus, and the United States’s dysfunctional nationwide response to the same, are like a “nuclear war in.   First, the stockpiles of U.S. and Russian nuclear weapons have plummeted in recent decades. Second, the United States and Russia still possess more than 90 .

      From to , at least 1, nuclear weapons were involved in “significant” incidents in the United States, according to Eric Schlosser’s book “Command and .   By the way, USSR didn't develop nuclear weapon technology, they essentially stole it from the U.S. (edit note here: however all major powers, including Nazi's, were attempting to develop nuclear weapons). Now, currently, many countries have nuclear strike capability. What the future brings regarding nuclear weapons is unknown.


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