The Ethics Of War And Peace : An Introduction (Hardcover)

Author: Frowe, Helen

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Publisher Taylor & Francis
Mfg Part# 9780415492393
SKU 220542455
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0415492394
Release Date 8/1/2011
Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 6.25L x 0.75T
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Editors Note When is it right to go to war? When is a war illegal? What are the rules of engagement? What should happen when a war is over? How should we view terrorism?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. Helen Frowe explains the core issues in Just War Theory, and chapter by chapter examines the recent and ongoing philosophical? debates on:theories of self defence and national defenceJus ad Bellum, Jus in Bello, and Jus post Bellumthe moral status of combatantsthe principle of non-combatant immunitythe nature of terrorism and the moral status of terrorists.Each chapter concludes with a useful summary, discussion questions and suggestions for further reading, to aid student learning and revision. The Ethics of War and Peace is the ideal textbook for students studying philosophy, politics and international relations.
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0256
Publisher Routledge
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