The Morality of War: Classical and Contemporary Readings

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For such Philosophy courses as The Ethics of War and Peace and other Social and Political Ethics courses.

 

The first major anthology to survey the field of moral and ethical issues concerning war and peace, this text traces debates from Cicero and Augustine to Kosovo and Iraq today. Issues of self-defense, preemptive war, torture, pacifism, terrorism, and many more are central to the readings in this book.

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Book Description Pearson, 2005. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: I. HISTORICAL ORIGINS. A. The Just War Theory. Cicero,On Duties. Seneca,On Mercy. Tertullian, "The Soldier's Chaplet." Augustine,The City of God. Averroes (Ibn Rushd), "Jihad." Thomas Aquinas,Summa Theologica. B. The Natural Law of Nations. Francisco Vitoria,On the Law of War. Alberico Gentili,The Law of War. Francisco Suarez, "On War." Hugo Grotius,On the Law of War and Peace. Thomas Hobbes,Leviathan. Samuel Pufendorf,On the Law of Nature and Nations. C. The Moralists vs. The Realists. Emer de Vattel,The Law of Nations or the Principles of Natural Law. Immanuel Kant, "Perpetual Peace." Carl von Clausewitz,On the Art of War. Henry David Thoreau, "On the Duty of Civil Disobedience." II. CONTEMPORARY MORAL FOUNDATIONS. A. Pacifism and the Credibility of the Just War Tradition. William James, "The Moral Equivalent of War." Jan Narveson, "Pacifism: A Philosophical Analysis." Stanley Hauerwas, "Pacifism: Some Philosophical Considerations." Robert Holmes, "Can War Be Morally Justified? The Just War Theory." John Yoder,When War is Unjust: Being Honest in Just War Thinking. B. The Doctrine of Double Effect. Joseph Boyle, "Toward Understanding the Principle of Double Effect." Warren Quinn, "Actions, Intentions, and Consequences: The Doctrine of Double Effect." Jonathan Bennett, "Morality and Consequences." Michael Walzer, "Double Effect and Double Intentions" fromJust and Unjust Wars. C. Absolutists and Consequentialists. G.E.M. Anscombe, "War and Murder." George Mavrodes, "Conventions and the Morality of War." Thomas Nagel, "War and Massacre." <P style="MARGIN: 0i. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0131487701

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