Joanna Slatter

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Davos 2011: Immanuel Kant, 21st Century CEO

"Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law"<p>Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) is thought by many to be one of the most influential minds of the past two hundred years. If Kant were alive, he would be instructing today's CEO's that value creation can only be achieved when one's …

Virtue – Morality – Ethics and leadership

The three: virtue, morality and ethics are not new philosophical terms. To Aristotle the good for human beings must essentially involve the entire …

Aristotle - Philosophy In An Hour

Aristotle was perhaps the first and the greatest of all polymaths. He is known to have written on everything from the shape of seashells to …

Israeli conscientious objector finally wins exemption from military service

A young conscientious objector who has been jailed by Israel for a record 10 times since last November has finally won his battle to be exempted from …

Rare memorial inspires contemporary Quaker work

In the first year of the second world war a tribunal heard evidence about a "fine young man", a Methodist Sunday school teacher and Cambridge …

U.S. drone strike policy: Just War or just targeted killing? - OnFaith

HO<p>AFP/GETTY IMAGES<p>This US Army handout file image taken February 27, 2011 shows an MQ-1C Gray Eagle armed with Hellfire missiles Camp Taji, Iraq. In a reversal, President Barack Obama will allow lawmakers access to secret documents outlining the legal justification for drone strikes that kill US …

Protest in an age of optimism: the 1960s activists who spilled nuclear secrets

Fifty years ago Britain had just emerged from the coldest winter of the 20th century when some protesters emerged to stoke the fire of protest and …

Nuclear deterrence still matters

North Korea’s recent belligerence reminds us that the threat of big war, including nuclear war, is not a thing of the past. After 20 years spent focused on humanitarian interventions, counterterrorism and counterinsurgency, we face a likely future of dealing with at least one nation, and ultimately …

Arms-to-Iraq case manufacturer receives record compensation

An arms manufacturer has received record compensation understood to amount to about £5m for a miscarriage of justice 25 years ago, the Guardian has …

Charities say UK 'must show backbone' over arms trade treaty

The UK must "show some backbone" and push for a strong global arms trade treaty even if that means standing up to Washington and America's powerful …

Afghanistan War Is Not a Just War

Unbeknown to most Americans, the Afghanistan war is the longest American war in its history. More importantly, this war defies the elements of a just war as elucidated by St Augustine of Hippo 2000 years ago: First, it was not based on clear, legitimate or just aims. The war aim was to capture …