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Ethics of War

Classic and Contemporary Readings

by Henrik Syse

  • 348 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Practical & applied ethics,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • Philosophy,
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Political,
  • History / Military / General,
  • WAR_HISTORY,
  • WAR_MORAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS,
  • Essays,
  • Military ethics,
  • War

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGregory M. Reichberg (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages752
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8405566M
    ISBN 101405123788
    ISBN 109781405123785

    Table of Contents. Volume I: TRADITIONS. General. 1. John Kelsay, ‘Just War, Jihad, and the Study of Comparative Ethics’, Ethics and International Affairs, , 24, 2. Christian. 2. Paul Ramsey, ‘The Just War According to St Augustine’, War and the Christian Conscience: How Shall Modern War be Conducted Justly? (Duke University Press, ), pp. 15– For Philosophy courses in applied ethics, just war theory, and international law. Designed as a starting point for debate and discussion, this classic introduction to the ethics of war and peace explores in depth the legal and moral issues of when and how to use force to achieve political Edition: 3rd

    The Ethics of War and Peace is a fresh and contemporary introduction to one of the oldest but still most relevant ethical debates. It introduces students to contemporary Just War Theory in a stimulating and engaging way, perfect for those approaching the topic for the first time. The Ethics of War Essays Edited by Saba Bazargan-Forward and Samuel C. Rickless. Oxford University Press, New York, , pages. Book Review published on: February 2, The character of war .

    Book Description. This book offers a detailed utilitarian analysis of the ethical issues involved in war. Utilitarianism and the Ethics of War addresses the two basic ethical questions posed by war: when, if ever, are we morally justified in waging war, and if recourse to arms is warranted, how are we permitted to fight the wars we wage? In addition, it deals with the challenge that realism.   "George Lucas has written the ideal introduction to military ethics. The book that is engaging, comprehensive, and deeply erudite. From ancient sources to the battlefield frontiers of military robots and cyber-war, Lucas ranges across different traditions and historical periods to shows how we can make sense of the ethical problems of : Oxford University Press.


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