The Ethics of War
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Ethics of War by Gregory M. Reichberg
Book DescriptionThe Ethics of War is an indispensable collection of essays addressing issues both timely and age-old about the nature and ethics of war. * Features essays by great thinkers from ancient times through to the present day, among them Plato, Augustine, Aquinas, Machiavelli, Grotius, Kant, Russell, and Walzer * Examines timely questions such as: When is recourse to arms morally justifiable? What moral constraints should apply to military conduct? How can a lasting peace be achieved? * Will appeal to a broad range of readers interested in morality and ethics in war time * Includes informative introductions and helpful marginal notes by editors
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405123778
(259mm x 187mm x 46mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 24-May-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Gregory M. Reichberg
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World Religions and Norms of War, Paperback (February 2009)
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The Ethics of War is an indispensable collection of essays addressing issues both timely and age-old about the nature and ethics of war.
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Author Biography - Gregory M. Reichberg
Gregory M. Reichberg is Senior Researcher at the International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO) where he heads the Institute's Program on Ethics, Norms, and Identities. He is editor of The Classics of Western Philosophy: A Reader's Guide (with Jorge J. E. Gracia and Bernard N. Schumacher, Blackwell 2003) and he has published numerous articles on the ethics of war and peace. Henrik Syse is Senior Researcher associated with PRIO and the Ethics Program at the University of Oslo, and Head of Corporate Governance at Norges Bank Investment Management. He is the author of Natural Law, Religion, and Rights (2006). Endre Begby is Fulbright Fellow in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh.
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