Sissela Bok


Sissela Ann Myrdal Bok born Stockholm, Sweden December 2, 1934. Nonviolent philosopher; daughter of Nobel prize winner Alva Myrdal.


"Four positive moral principles of nonviolence, veracity, fidelity and publicity. . . satisfy the prerequisites for an international morality that can give a strategy of peace the strongest, most focused impact." (Bok, A Strategy for Peace: Human Values and the Threat of War, 1989, p. 81; photo 2003