Division of Labor for Presentation: Nukes (5/4/01)

Probably not worth much, but here’s an outline I did for a Social and Political Philosophy course, with Dr. Fiala, for who was doing what for a presentation.

Ralph is Ralph Gadbois, and that’s about all else I remember.

Perhaps this will help someone else, someday … 


  • History of nuclear weapons
  • MAD (Mutual Assured Destruction)
  • Oppenheimer
  • Pictures of nuclear explosion.


  • Ethics of nuclear weapons
  • Arguments against nuclear weapons


  • Three philosophers (from first half of the semester)
    • Hobbes
    • Locke
    • Mill


  • Three philosophers (from later half of the semester)
    • Nozick
    • Kant
    • Berlin