Abstract: As an acute participant-observer who cares deeply about peace, freedom, and human dignity, Lefever selected 40 of his essays, which reveal Lefever's transformation from a liberal pacifist to a humane realist.
Keywords: book review, philosophy, politics, United States, foreign international relations, moral and ethical aspects, political ethics.
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Title: The Irony of Virtue: Essays on Ethics and American Power, 1945-1997
Author: Ernest W. Lefever
Foreword: William F. Buckley
Publisher: Westview Press
Date Published: February 1998
ISBN: 0813368812
LOCN: JZ1480.L44 1997
Dewey: 172/.4/0973 21
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Author:        Lefever, Ernest W.
Title:         The irony of virtue : ethics and American power /
                  Ernest W. Lefever ; foreword by William F. Buckley, Jr.
Published:     Boulder, CO : Westview Press, 1997.
Description:   p. cm.
LC Call No.:   JZ1480.L44 1997
Dewey No.:     172/.4/0973 21
ISBN:          0813368812 (cloth : alk. paper)
Notes:         Includes index.
Subjects:      United States -- Foreign relations -- Moral and
                  ethical aspects.
               International relations -- Moral and ethical
               Political ethics.
Control No.:   97040895 


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