About the Author
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 (Broadview Press), one of the most widely-used books on the ethics of war and peace. He has been Distinguished Visiting Professor of Human Rights at Lund University in Sweden and has lectured around the world and around the web. He has epilepsy owing to a brain tumour, which motivated his research into happiness in spite of illness.