What Is "national Honor"?; The Challenge Of The Reconstruction

Paperback | February 6, 2012

byLeo Perla

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1918 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III WHAT IS NATIONAL HONOR? A SYMPOSIUM CONTAINING ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY-FIVE CITATIONS ILLUSTRATING DIFFERENT ASPECTS AND VIEWS OF NATIONAL HONOR Article nine of the Report of the Second Hague Conference (1907) provided that,--"In disputes of an international nature involving neither Honor nor vital interests and arising from a difference of opinion on points of fact, the contracting powers deem it expedient and desirable that the parties who have not been able to come to an agreement by means of diplomacy should, as far as circumstances allow, institute an international commission of inquiry to facilitate a solution of these disputes by elucidating the facts by means of an impartial and conscientious investigation." In view of the very serious limitation which this clause imposes upon the jurisdiction of the Hague it is very important to know more accurately what an exemption of disputes of "honor" properly includes. The vital questions which suggest themselves in this connection are: "What is national honor?" "Is there any 30 consensus of opinion as to what it implies?" It is clear that at the end of the present war, the statesmen and the people generally of the belligerent countries will make a serious attempt to lift the whole question of national honor out of its emotional obscurity in an effort to define it upon universal and generally accepted principles of right and justice. It is therefore opportune for us to attempt to clear our own minds on the question of honor in order to attain to a thoroughly rational and definite idea of its implications. For the purpose of arousing discussion which may serve as a basis for the consideration of the question at the Peace Congress which will meet at the close of the present war, this symposium has be...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1918 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III WHAT IS NATIONAL HONOR? A SYMPOSIUM CONTAINING ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY-FIVE CITATIONS ILLUSTRATING DIFFERENT ASPECTS ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217904653

ISBN - 13:9780217904650

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