The Ethics of War and Peace

The Ethics of War and Peace

An Introduction

Book - 2011
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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 Peaceis 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 defence Jus ad Bellum, Jus in Bello, and Jus post Bellum the moral status of combatants the principle of non-combatant immunity the 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 Peaceis the ideal textbook for students studying philosophy, politics and international relations.

Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2011
ISBN: 9780415492393
0415492394
9780415492409
0415492408
Branch Call Number: 172.42 F943e 2011
Characteristics: x, 244 p. ; 24 cm

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