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Ethics of War

Richard SorabjiDavid Rodin

Ethics of War

Richard SorabjiDavid Rodin

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The Ethics of War traces how different cultures involved in present conflicts have addressed problems over the centuries. Distinguished authors reflect how the Greco-Roman world, Byzantium, the Christian just war tradition, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism and the Geneva Conventions have addressed recurrent ethical issues of war. Cutting edge essays by prominent modern theorists address vital contemporary issues including asymmetric war, preventive war, human rights and humanitarian intervention.

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About "Ethics of War"

The Ethics of War traces how different cultures involved in present conflicts have addressed problems over the centuries. Distinguished authors reflect how the Greco-Roman world, Byzantium, the Christian just war tradition, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism and the Geneva Conventions have addressed recurrent ethical issues of war. Cutting edge essays by prominent modern theorists address vital contemporary issues including asymmetric war, preventive war, human rights and humanitarian intervention.
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Meet the Authors

Richard Sorabji

Richard Sorabji is Research Professor of Philosophy at King's College London and a Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford, UK. He is the author of many books, including "Necessity, Clause and Blame", "Matter, Space and Motion", and "Time, Creation and the Continuum", all published by Bloomsbury, and general editor of the "Ancient Commentators on Aristotle" series.

David Rodin

David Rodin holds research posts at the University of Oxford and the Australian National University and is a leading expert in the ethics of war. His previous books include "The Ethics of War: Shared Problems in Different Traditions" and "War and Self-Defense" (2006), which received the APA Sharp Prize. He has worked as a teacher and consultant for NATO, the European Science Foundation, UNESCO and the British Military.

Table Of Contents

  • Introduction, Richard Sorabji And David Rodin. Part I Traditions: Just War From Ancient Origins To The Conquistadors Debate And Its Modern Relevance, Richard Sorabji; The Just War Of Eastern Christians And The Holy War Of The Crusaders, Angeliki Laiou; Conceptions Of Justice In War: From Grotius To Modern Times, Karma Nabulsi; Arguments Concerning Resistance In Contemporary Islam, John Kelsay; War And Reason In Maimonides And Averroes, Noah Feldman; The Ethics Of War: Judaism, Norman Solomon; Just War In The Mahabharata, Nick Allen. Part Ii Contemporary Problems: Ethics Of Asymmetric War, David Rodin; Preventive War And The Killing Of The Innocent, Jeff Mcmahan; War, Humanitarian Intervention And Human Rights, Richard Norman; Culture, The Enemy And The Moral Restraint Of War, Anthony Coates; Application Of Just War Criteria In The Period 1959-89, Richard Harries; Britain's Wars Since 1945, Michael Quinlan; Index.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 254973
  • Product Code 0754654494
  • EAN 9780754654490
  • Pages 264
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Worldview
  • Sub-Category War/peace
  • Publisher Routledge
  • Publication Date Feb 2006
  • Sales Rank #22985
  • Dimensions 235 x 159 x 14 mm
  • Weight 0.402kg

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