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Gratitude Toward Veterans [electronic resource]: Why Americans Should Not Be Very Grateful to Veterans

Stephen Kershnar
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, [2014]
Language
English
Variant Title
Why Americans should not be very grateful to veterans
ISBN
9780739185797, 0739185799, 9780739185780, 0739185780
Contents
  • The American people are very grateful to veterans
  • Argument
  • Objection
  • Conclusion
  • Collective gratitude
  • Gratitude
  • The essence of gratitude
  • We should not be very grateful to veterans
  • Argument for thesis #1
  • We should not be very grateful to draftees
  • Less or no gratitude for drafted veterans
  • Objections
  • Against the draft
  • The draft is wrong
  • The irrelevance of the draft to wartime killing and destruction
  • In the future, U.S. citizens should avoid being grateful to veterans
  • Defense of premises
  • The duty to obey military orders is surprisingly weak
  • Concepts
  • Metaphysical objections
  • Epistemic objections
  • Role-relative and group duties
  • Implications of the thesis
  • Lacking gratitude and virtue
  • Vice and the lack of significant gratitude.
Description
1 online resource
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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