The Ethics of War : Classic and Contemporary Readings

The Ethics of War : Classic and Contemporary Readings

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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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