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What Is War? G. Lowell Tollefson

What Is War?

G. Lowell Tollefson

Published March 25th 2015
ISBN : 9780692401323
202 pages
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 About the Book 

Why do nations go to war? Is war ever just? What attitudes and actions are reasonable to expect from our warriors? This book uses a combination of stories and essays to discuss these questions and to expand our understanding of the moral dilemmas... MoreWhy do nations go to war? Is war ever just? What attitudes and actions are reasonable to expect from our warriors? This book uses a combination of stories and essays to discuss these questions and to expand our understanding of the moral dilemmas inherent on both the personal and national levels in the act of war. It is based on G. Lowell Tollefsons experiences as a U.S. Marine in Vietnam and his philosophical reflections since then.