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The Ethics of War and Peace [electronic resource] : An Introduction

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780415492393Publication details: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2011.ISBN:
  • 9780203808160
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Ethics of War and Peace : An IntroductionDDC classification:
  • 172.42 172/.42
LOC classification:
  • U22.F76 2011
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Contents:
Front Cover; The Ethics of War and Peace; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Self-defence; Proportionality and necessity; The culpability account; The rights-based account; The responsibility account; The doctrine of double effect; Other-defence; Chapter summary; 2. War and self-defence; States and Citizens; The domestic analogy; The collectivist account; The individualist account; Rodin's critique of individualism; The Laws of War; Morality and law; The deep morality of war; The morally best laws of war; Conflicting obligations; Regulating wrongdoing
Chapter summary3. The conditions of jus ad bellum; Jus Ad Bellum; The rules of jus ad bellum; Just cause; Proportionality; A reasonable chance of success; Legitimate authority; Right intention; Last resort; Public declaration of war; Just Cause and Proportionality; Violations of sovereignty; Liability and proportionality; Chapter summary; 4. Just wars?; Pre-Emption and Prevention; Definitions; Rethinking pre-emption; The role of imminence; Pre-emption and just cause; Punitive Wars; Punishment as just cause; The requirement of discrimination; Humanitarian Intervention
FearWhat's Wrong With Terrorism; Killing non-combatants; Legitimate authority and representative authority; Using as a mere means; Permissible terrorism?; Chapter summary; 9. Terrorists, torture and just war theory; The Legal Status of Terrorists; Combatants or criminals?; Terrorists as illegitimate combatants; Terrorists as combatants; Torturing Terrorists; Ticking time bombs; Utilitarian arguments for torture; Torture as defence; Chapter summary; 10. Jus post bellum; Ending War; Minimalism and maximalism; Post-bellum regime change; Reconstruction after humanitarian intervention; War Crimes
Intervention and sovereigntyKosovo; Conditional sovereignty; Intervention as other-defence; Chapter summary; 5. The conditions of jus in bello; The Idea of Jus in Bello; Realism; The independence of jus in bello; The Rules of Jus in Bello; Qualifying as a combatant; Legitimate targets; Legitimate tactics; Prisoners of war; Chapter summary; 6. The moral status of combatants; The Orthodox View; The moral innocence of combatants; Walzer's models of combat; Undermining the orthodox account; The Moral Inequality of Combants; McMahan's account; Institutional stability; The argument from ignorance
Just and 'justified' combatantsChapter summary; 7. Non-combatants in war; Collateral Damage; The doctrine of double effect; Double effect and double intent; Alternatives to double effect; The precautionary principle; Combatants and Non-Combantants: Drawing the Line; Guilt and non-combatant immunity; Posing a threat; Guns and food; Proximate threats; Beyond the Principle of Non-Combatant Immunity; A useful convention; Moral responsibility; Chapter summary; 8. The moral status of terrorism; What is Terrorism?; Political motivation; Attacking non-combatants; Non-state violence; More violence
The superior orders defence
Summary: When is it right to go to war? When is a war illegal? What are the rules of engagement? What should happen when a war is over? How should we view terrorism?The Ethics of War and Peace is a fresh and contemporary introduction to one of the oldest but still most relevant ethical debates. It introduces students to contemporary Just War Theory in a stimulating and engaging way, perfect for those approaching the topic for the first time. Helen Frowe explains the core issues in Just War Theory, and chapter by chapter examines the recent and ongoing philosophical? debates on
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Front Cover; The Ethics of War and Peace; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Self-defence; Proportionality and necessity; The culpability account; The rights-based account; The responsibility account; The doctrine of double effect; Other-defence; Chapter summary; 2. War and self-defence; States and Citizens; The domestic analogy; The collectivist account; The individualist account; Rodin's critique of individualism; The Laws of War; Morality and law; The deep morality of war; The morally best laws of war; Conflicting obligations; Regulating wrongdoing

Chapter summary3. The conditions of jus ad bellum; Jus Ad Bellum; The rules of jus ad bellum; Just cause; Proportionality; A reasonable chance of success; Legitimate authority; Right intention; Last resort; Public declaration of war; Just Cause and Proportionality; Violations of sovereignty; Liability and proportionality; Chapter summary; 4. Just wars?; Pre-Emption and Prevention; Definitions; Rethinking pre-emption; The role of imminence; Pre-emption and just cause; Punitive Wars; Punishment as just cause; The requirement of discrimination; Humanitarian Intervention

FearWhat's Wrong With Terrorism; Killing non-combatants; Legitimate authority and representative authority; Using as a mere means; Permissible terrorism?; Chapter summary; 9. Terrorists, torture and just war theory; The Legal Status of Terrorists; Combatants or criminals?; Terrorists as illegitimate combatants; Terrorists as combatants; Torturing Terrorists; Ticking time bombs; Utilitarian arguments for torture; Torture as defence; Chapter summary; 10. Jus post bellum; Ending War; Minimalism and maximalism; Post-bellum regime change; Reconstruction after humanitarian intervention; War Crimes

Intervention and sovereigntyKosovo; Conditional sovereignty; Intervention as other-defence; Chapter summary; 5. The conditions of jus in bello; The Idea of Jus in Bello; Realism; The independence of jus in bello; The Rules of Jus in Bello; Qualifying as a combatant; Legitimate targets; Legitimate tactics; Prisoners of war; Chapter summary; 6. The moral status of combatants; The Orthodox View; The moral innocence of combatants; Walzer's models of combat; Undermining the orthodox account; The Moral Inequality of Combants; McMahan's account; Institutional stability; The argument from ignorance

Just and 'justified' combatantsChapter summary; 7. Non-combatants in war; Collateral Damage; The doctrine of double effect; Double effect and double intent; Alternatives to double effect; The precautionary principle; Combatants and Non-Combantants: Drawing the Line; Guilt and non-combatant immunity; Posing a threat; Guns and food; Proximate threats; Beyond the Principle of Non-Combatant Immunity; A useful convention; Moral responsibility; Chapter summary; 8. The moral status of terrorism; What is Terrorism?; Political motivation; Attacking non-combatants; Non-state violence; More violence

The superior orders defence

When is it right to go to war? When is a war illegal? What are the rules of engagement? What should happen when a war is over? How should we view terrorism?The Ethics of War and Peace is a fresh and contemporary introduction to one of the oldest but still most relevant ethical debates. It introduces students to contemporary Just War Theory in a stimulating and engaging way, perfect for those approaching the topic for the first time. Helen Frowe explains the core issues in Just War Theory, and chapter by chapter examines the recent and ongoing philosophical? debates on