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AQ-50184-10

Kean University (Union, NJ 07083-7133)
Christopher M. Bellitto (Project Director: September 2009 to September 2014)
NEH Enduring Questions Course on "Is There Such a Thing as a Just War?"

The development of an undergraduate course that examines arguments in the Bhagavad Gita, Augustine, Aquinas, von Clausewitz, and the Geneva Conventions.

A new interdisciplinary course will be developed around the question, "Is there such a thing as a just war?" Students will read classical but conflicting theories, critique past events, and apply historical context to today's challenges.

Project fields:
History, General

Program:
Enduring Questions: Pilot Course Grants

Division:
Education Programs

Totals:
$25,000 (approved)
$25,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2010 – 7/31/2012