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Philosophy after Hiroshima

Д–. V. Demenchonok

Philosophy after Hiroshima

by Д–. V. Demenchonok

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Published by Cambridge Scholars in Newcastle upon Tyne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War (Philosophy),
  • Hiroshima-shi (Japan),
  • Peace (Philosophy),
  • Influence,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Edward Demenchonok
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB105.W3 P485 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 548 p. ;
    Number of Pages548
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24836894M
    ISBN 101443812986
    ISBN 109781443812986
    LC Control Number2011379702
    OCLC/WorldCa428370969

    On August 6, , Hiroshima was destroyed by the first atom bomb ever dropped on a city. This book, John Hersey's journalistic masterpiece, tells what happened on that day. Told through the memories of survivors, this timeless, powerful and compassionate document has become a classic "that stirs the conscience of humanity" (The New York Times)/5(35). Philosophy after Hiroshima offers a philosophical analysis of the issues surrounding war and peace, and their challenges to ethics. It reminds us that the threat posed to civilization by nuclear weapons persists, as does the need for continuing philosophical reflection on the nature of war, the problem.

      On August 6, , Hiroshima was destroyed by the first atom bomb ever dropped on a city. This book, John Hersey's journalistic masterpiece, tells what happened on that day. Told through the memories of survivors, this timeless, powerful and compassionate document has become a classic "that stirs the conscience of humanity" (The New York Times)/5(). Hiroshima, city, capital of Hiroshima prefecture, southwestern Honshu, Japan. It was founded as a castle town in the 16th century and lies at the head of Hiroshima Bay, an embayment of the Inland Sea. On August 6, , Hiroshima became the first city in the world to be struck by an atomic bomb.

    Hiroshima The World's Bomb Andrew J. Rotter Making of the Modern World. The international story behind the development of the atom bomb; Goes beyond the controversy over the rights and wrongs of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to show how the bomb was 'the world's bomb' - in both a technological and a moral sense - and not simply an American invention. John Hersey's book focuses on 6 survivors of the Hiroshima atomic bomb, describing what it was like for them during the bomb explosion and how they fared afterwards. It was originally meant to be a four part article in the New Yorker magazine but a few months after the first one appeared, the entire four part series was published as a book.


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After Hiroshima: The United States, Race and Nuclear Weapons in Asia, –   Philosophy After Hiroshima Hardcover – September 1, by Edward Demenchonok (Author, Editor) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ Cited by: 1. Dialogue (ISUD), entitled After Hiroshima: Collective Memory, Philosophical Reflection and World Peace, hosted in Hiroshima, Japan, in the summer ofand at the XXII World Congress of Philosophy, entitled Rethinking Philosophy Today, in Seoul, South Korea, in the summer of The authors of the essays analyze the themes arising out.

Philosophy after Hiroshima offers a philosophical analysis of the issues surrounding war and peace, and their challenges to ethics. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Demenchonok, Edward (ed.). Philosophy After Hiroshima. New Castle Upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp.

Philosophy After Hiroshima is an ambitious project comprising seventeen provocative essays that are divided into four parts, with a Foreword by Fred Dallmayr and an Introduction by Edward Demenchonok.

Hiroshima is a book by Pulitzer Prize-winning author John tells the stories of six survivors of the atomic bomb dropped on is regarded as one of the earliest examples of the New Journalism, in which the story-telling techniques of fiction are adapted to non-fiction reporting.

The work was originally published in The New Yorker, which had planned to run it over four Author: John Hersey. Philosophy after Hiroshima. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, This book consists of seventeen papers presented at the meetings of the International Society for Universal Dialogue in Hiroshima in and the World Conference of Philosophy in Seoul inplus a lengthy introduction by the editor.

DEMENCHONOK, Edward, ed. Philosophy after Hiroshima. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, xii + pp. Cloth, $I take the aggregate thesis of this anthology to be that the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki represents a turning point, not merely for moral philosophy and theories of war and peace, but for philosophy as such.

A fifth chapter, "The Aftermath," was added later, detailing the lives of the survivors after the bombing (up to ). Mrs. Nakamura is receiving medical help for her many radiation illnesses and staying away from political rallies by the survivors, who are now called "hibakusha." The hibakusha have become the targets of politics and the peace.

In effect, Hiroshima is the best of both worlds: the factual, journalistic style of the gifted reporter and the responsibility of the citizen to break the silence. Most importantly, long after John Hersey's death, generations of readers who were never there in are able to understand the effect of the first atomic bomb on the people who.

(shelved 1 time as hiroshima-and-nagasaki) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Want to Read saving. Hiroshima Book Review Introduction This is a book review called Hiroshima by John Hersey whose first edition was published by Vintage press in New York on 4th March in It will consider themes used in the book.

It will also discuss the organization as. After Reading the Book. To review the story, provide students with the paper copy of Hiroshima: Book Summary, Characters & Quotes; Divide the students into pairs and have them read aloud the. If a fictional story included all the coincidences and chance meetings that occur in this true account of the Hiroshima attacks, you probably wouldn't believe it.

Here, we learn that Mr. Tanimoto ended up running into his wife, despite the fact that Hiroshima was a large. Philosophy After Hiroshima: From Power Politics to the Ethics of Nonviolence and Co‐Responsibility Article in American Journal of Economics and Sociology 68(1):9 - 49 February with 15 Reads.

Then there would be a dinner after he had sent the manuscript to the publisher, and he would share with the family what the book was about.” Baird was born after the publication of “Hiroshima.”Author: Russell Shorto.

Hersey's style is at once literary—he turns six eyewitness accounts into a narrative, after all—and journalistic. What do you make of his choices in that regard. Can something be both literary and journalistic. If so, does Hersey strike that balance well. Why or why not. After the discussion, Mr. Phillips answered questions from the audience.

Christopher Phillips discussed his book Socrates Cafe: A Fresh Taste of Philosophy, published by W. Norton. The book. Hiroshima is John Hersey's book about hte dropping of the first atomic bomb on Japan. This book personalized the event for me, because it follows the lifes of several people after the bomb.

Hiroshima is a non-fiction work by John Hersey that was first published in Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis. See a complete list of the characters in Hiroshima and in-depth analyses of Mrs.

Hatsuyo Nakamura, Dr. Terufumi Sasaki, Father Wilhelm Kleinsorge, Toshiko Sasaki, Dr. Masakazu. World War II - World War II - Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Throughout July the Japanese mainlands, from the latitude of Tokyo on Honshu northward to the coast of Hokkaido, were bombed just as if an invasion was about to be launched.

In fact, something far more sinister was in hand, as the Americans were telling Stalin at Potsdam. In physicists in the United States had learned of.On August 6, the American Air Force incinerated Hiroshima, Japan with an atomic bomb.

On August 9, Nagasaki was obliterated. The fireballs killed somepeople. They followed months of horror, when American airplanes firebombed civilians and reduced cities to .Slavick has exhibited her work internationally and is the author of Bomb After Bomb: A Violent Cartography, with a foreword by Howard Zinn and essay by Carol Mayor in addition to After Hiroshima].

She is also a curator, critic and activist.