A Publication for the faculty, staff, administrators and friends of California State University, Chico
October 7, 2004 Volume 35/Number 2

President’s Visiting Scholar

James Sterba

James Sterba on Just War Theory, Iraq, and Terrorism

James Sterba is a member of the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Philosophy and a founding faculty fellow of the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. According to Ron Hirschbein, director of The Peace Institute at CSU, Chico, Sterba is considered a leading authority on just war theory and terrorism.

As a President’s Visiting Scholar, Sterba will present “The War in Iraq: A Moral Assessment,” Oct. 20 at 7 PM in PAC 134. A reception in Trinity 100 will immediately follow the lecture.

Sterba has published 24 books, including Terrorism and International Justice (Oxford University Press, 2003), a collection of essays by prominent philosophers and political thinkers on the ethical and political issues of the post-9/11 world. Sterba will discuss “Terrorism: What It Is, and What We Should Be Doing About It,” Oct. 21 at 4 PM, in Trinity 100.



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