The Ethics of War and Peace: An Introduction to Legal and Moral Issues

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This detailed overview and critical, philosophical analysis surveys the historical development of just war reasoning, its incorporation into the international laws concerning when and how to wage war and the specific shortcomings with existing laws and practices concerning the conduct of modern-day hostilities. It examines certain problematic aspects of the international laws of war and the just war tradition such as obedience to superior orders, military necessity and reprisals.

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A detailed overview and critical, philosophical analysis, this text surveys the historical development of just war reasoning, its incorporation into the international laws concerning when and how to wage war, and the specific shortcomings with existing laws and practices concerning the conduct of modern-day hostilities.

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A critical analysis of the historical developing of just reasoning and its incorporation into international law. It the specific shortcomings with existing laws and practices concerning the conduct of hostilities from the perspective and experience of a career infantry officer. For all those interested in philosphy, international law, and social science.

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