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The war and humanity

a further discussion of the ethics of the World War and the attitude and duty of the United States.

by James M. Beck

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Published by G.P. Putnam"s Sons in New York, London .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1914-1918,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- United States,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- United States

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD619 .B4 1917
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxiii, 360 p.
      Number of Pages360
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6595962M
      LC Control Number17008077

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Andrey despairs of finding such a purpose when, in Book IX, he says life is a series"of senseless phenomena following one another without any connection." Pierre, on the other hand, discovers that most human beings live life like soldiers under fire, diverting themselves with cards, women, horses, parties, to avoid thinking about the ultimate.

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