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The Ethics of War

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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. ^Features essays by great thinkers from ancient times through to the present day, among them Plato, Augustine,...


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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. ^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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Table of ContentsPrefacePart I: Ancient and Early Christian1. Thucydides (ca. 460ca. 400 BC): War and Power2. Plato (427347 BC): Tempering War among the Greeks3. Aristotle (384322 BC): Courage, Slavery, and Citizen Soldiers4. Roman Law of War and Peace (7th century BC1st century AD): Ius Fetiale5. Cicero (10643 BC): Civic Virtue as the Foundation of Peace6. Early Church Fathers (2nd4th century): Pacifism and Defense of the Innocent7. Augustine (354430): Just War in the Service of PeacePart II: Medieval8. Medieval Peace Movements (9751123): Religious Limitations on Warfare9. The Crusades (11th13th century): Christian Holy War10. Gratian and the Decretists (12th century): War and Coercion in the Decretum11. John of Salisbury (ca. 11201180): The Challenge of Tyranny12. Raymond of Peafort (ca. 11751275) & William of Rennes (13th century): The Conditions of Just War, Self-Defense and their Legal Consequences under Penitential Jurisdiction13. Innocent IV (ca. 11801254): The Kinds of Violence and the Limits of Holy War14. Alexander of Hales (ca. 11851245): Virtuous Dispositions in Warfare15. Hostiensis (ca. 12001271): A Topology of Internal and External War16. Thomas Aquinas (ca. 12251274): Just War and Sins against Peace17. Dante Alighieri: (12651321): Peace by Universal Monarchy18. Bartolus of Saxoferrato (ca. 13131357): Roman War in Christendom19. Christine de Pizan (ca. 1364ca. 1431): War and Chivalry20. Raphal Fulgosius (13671427): Just War Reduced to Public WarPart III: Late Scholastic and Reformation21. Erasmus of Rotterdam (14661536): The Spurious Right to War22. Cajetan (1468-1534): War and Vindicative Justice23. Niccol Machiavelli (14691527): War Is Just to Whom It Is Necessary24. Thomas More (ca. 1478-1535): Warfare in Utopia25. Martin Luther (1483-1546) and Jean Calvin (1509-1564): Legitimate War in Reformed Christianity26. The Radical Reformation: Religious Rationales for Violence and Pacifism (16th Century)27. Francisco de Vitoria: (ca. 14921546): Just War in the Age of Discovery28. Luis de Molina (15351600): Distinguishing War from Punishment29. Francisco Surez (15481617): Justice, Charity, and War30. Alberico Gentili (15521608): The Advantages of Preventive War31. Johannes Althusius (15571638): Defending the Commonwealth32. Hugo Grotius (15831645): The Theory of Just War SystematizedPart IV: Modern33. Thomas Hobbes (15881679): Solving the Problem of Civil War34. Baruch Spinoza (16321677): The Virtue of Peace35. Samuel von Pufendorf (16321694): War in an Emerging System of States36. John Locke (16321704): The Rights of Man and the Limits of Just Warfare37. Christian von Wolff (16791754): Bilateral Rights of War38. Montesquieu (16891755): National Self-Preservation and the Balance of Power39. Jean-Jacques Rousseau (17121778): Supranational Government and Peace40. Emer de Vattel (17141767): War in Due Form41. Immanuel Kant: (17241804): Cosmopolitan Rights, Human Progress, and Perpetual Peace42. G.W.F. Hegel (17701831): War and the Spirit of the Nation-State43. Carl von Clausewitz (17801831): Ethics and Military Strategy44. Daniel Webster (17821852): The Caroline Incident (1837)45. Francis Lieber (18001872): Devising a Military Code of Conduct46. John Stuart Mill (18061873): Foreign Intervention and National Autonomy47. Karl Marx (18181883) & Friedrich Engels (18201895): War as an Instrument of EmancipationPart V: 20th Century48. Woodrow Wilson (18561924): The Dream of a League of Nations49. Bertrand Russell (18721970): Pacifism and Modern War50. Hans Kelsen (18811973): Bellum Iustum in International Law51. Paul Ramsey (19131988): Nuclear Weapons and Legitimate Defense52. G.E.M. Anscombe (19192001): The Moral Recklessness of Pacifism53. John Rawls (19212002): The Moral Duties of Statesmen54. Michael Walzer (b. 1935): Terrorism and Ethics55. Thomas Nagel (b. 1937): The Logic of Hostility56. James Turner Johnson (b. 1938): Contemporary Just War57. National Conference of Catholic Bishops (1983 & 1993): A Presumption against
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  • Preface. Acknowledgments. Part I: Ancient And Early Christian. 1. Thucydides (ca. 460-ca. 400 Bc): War And Power. 2. Plato (427-347 Bc): Tempering War Among The Greeks. 3. Aristotle (384-322 Bc): Courage, Slavery, And Citizen Soldiers. 4. Roman Law Of War And Peace (7th Century Bc-1st Century Ad): Ius Fetiale. 5. Cicero (106-43 Bc): Civic Virtue As The Foundation Of Peace. 6. Early Church Fathers (2nd-4th Century): Pacifism And Defense Of The Innocent. 7. Augustine (354-430): Just War In The Service Of Peace. Part Ii: Medieval. 8. Medieval Peace Movements (975-1123): Religious Limitations On Warfare. 9. The Crusades (11th-13th Century): Christian Holy War. 10. Gratian And The Decretists (12th Century): War And Coercion In The Decretum. 11. John Of Salisbury (ca. 1120-1180): The Challenge Of Tyranny. 12. Raymond Of Penafort (ca. 1175-1275) & William Of Rennes (13th Century):. The Conditions Of Just War, Self-defense And Their Legal Consequences Under Penitential Jurisdiction. 13. Innocent Iv (ca. 1180-1254): The Kinds Of Violence And The Limits Of Holy War. 14. Alexander Of Hales (ca. 1185-1245): Virtuous Dispositions In Warfare. 15. Hostiensis (ca. 1200-1271): A Topology Of Internal And External War. 16. Thomas Aquinas (ca. 1225-1274): Just War And Sins Against Peace. 17. Dante Alighieri: (1265-1321): Peace By Universal Monarchy. 18. Bartolus Of Saxoferrato (ca. 1313-1357): Roman War In Christendom. 19. Christine De Pizan (ca. 1364-ca. 1431): War And Chivalry. 20. Raphael Fulgosius (1367-1427): Just War Reduced To Public War. Part Iii: Late Scholastic And Reformation. 21. Erasmus Of Rotterdam (1466-1536): The Spurious 'right To War'. 22. Cajetan (1468-1534): War And Vindicative Justice. 23. Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527): War Is Just To Whom It Is Necessary. 24. Thomas More (ca. 1478-1535): Warfare In Utopia. 25. Martin Luther (1483-1546) And Jean Calvin (1509-1564): Legitimate War In Reformed Christianity. 26. The Radical Reformation: Religious Rationales For Violence And Pacifism (16th Century). 27. Francisco De Vitoria: (ca. 1492-1546): Just War In The Age Of Discovery. 28. Luis De Molina (1535-1600): Distinguishing War From Punishment. 29. Francisco Suarez (1548-1617): Justice, Charity, And War. 30. Alberico Gentili (1552-1608): The Advantages Of Preventive War. 31. Johannes Althusius (1557-1638): Defending The Commonwealth. 32. Hugo Grotius (1583-1645): The Theory Of Just War Systematized. Part Iv: Modern. 33. Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679): Solving The Problem Of Civil War. 34. Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677): The Virtue Of Peace. 35. Samuel Von Pufendorf (1632-1694): War In An Emerging System Of States. 36. John Locke (1632-1704): The Rights Of Man And The Limits Of Just Warfare. 37. Christian Von Wolff (1679-1754): Bilateral Rights Of War. 38. Montesquieu (1689-1755): National Self-preservation And The Balance Of. Power. 39. Jean-jacques Rousseau (1712-1778): Supranational Government And Peace. 40. Emer De Vattel (1714-1767): War In Due Form. 41. Immanuel Kant: (1724-1804): Cosmopolitan Rights, Human Progress, And Perpetual Peace. 42. G.w.f. Hegel (1770-1831): War And The Spirit Of The Nation-state. 43. Carl Von Clausewitz (1780-1831): Ethics And Military Strategy. 44. Daniel Webster (1782-1852): The Caroline Incident (1837). 45. Francis Lieber (1800-1872): Devising A Military Code Of Conduct. 46. John Stuart Mill (1806-1873): Foreign Intervention And National Autonomy. 47. Karl Marx (1818-1883) & Friedrich Engels (1820-1895): War As An. Instrument Of Emancipation. Part V: 20th Century. 48. Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924): The Dream Of A League Of Nations. 49. Bertrand Russell (1872-1970): Pacifism And Modern War. 50. Hans Kelsen (1881-1973): Bellum Iustum In International Law. 51. Paul Ramsey (1913-1988): Nuclear Weapons And Legitimate Defense. 52. G.e.m. Anscombe (1919-2001): The Moral Recklessness Of Pacifism. 53. John Rawls (1921-2002): The Moral Duties Of Statesmen. 54. Michael Walzer (b. 1935): Terrorism And Ethics. 55. Thomas Nagel (b. 1937): The Logic Of Hostility. 56. James Turner Johnson (b. 1938): Contemporary Just War. 57. National Conference Of Catholic Bishops (1983 & 1993): A Presumption Against War. 58. Kofi Annan (b. 1938): Toward A New Definition Of Sovereignty. Index

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