New Terror, New Wars by Prof Paul Gilbert
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New Terror, New Wars
By Prof Paul Gilbert

New Terror, New Wars

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New Terror, New Wars by Prof Paul Gilbert

Book Description

This is a timely philosophical treatment of the current wave of international terrorism and armed conflicts around the world and the dangers they represent. The book discusses: * The ethical significance of September 11th and its aftermath * The causes of new wars in the politics of identity * When armed force in pursuit of political goals is justified * Whether Just War Theory is adequate for assessing and regulating contemporary conflicts * How terrorism should be combatted * How external intervention and war crimes trials help or hinder the cause of peace * What an international order that both respects cultural differences and achieves peace should be like. Interdisciplinary and wide ranging in scope the book draws on examples from the Middle East, the former Soviet bloc and elsewhere. It will be required reading for all those concerned with the ethical issues raised by contemporary armed conflicts.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780748616145
ISBN-10: 0748616144
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 22mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 15-Apr-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Prof Paul Gilbert

Paul Gilbert is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Hull. His previous books include The World, the Flesh and the Subject (with Kathleen Lennon, 2005), New Terror, New Wars (2003), Peoples, Cultures and Nations in Political Philosophy (2000), The Philosophy of Nationalism (1998), Terrorism, Security and Nationality (1994), and Human Relationships (1991).

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