Brian Orend

Author of Seizure the Day

Brian Orend is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Waterloo in Canada. He is the author of six books, including The Morality of War, one of the most widely-used books on the ethics of war and peace. He is best-known for his work on human rights and post-war justice. His Ph.D. is from Columbia University in New York City, and he has been Distinguished Visiting Professor of Human Rights at Lund University in Sweden. He has lectured around the world and around the web, and has epilepsy owing to a brain tumour, which has motivated his research into happiness.

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