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|ISBN:||9780521894319 052189431X 9780521719155 0521719151|
|Description:||x, 356 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Part A: Pacifism and just wars. Introduction : between the horrors and necessity of war ; Grotius and contingent pacifism ; International solidarity and the duty to aid --
Part B: Rethinking the normative ad bellum principles. The principle of priority or first strike ; The principle of just cause ; The principle of proportionality --
Part C: The precedent of Nuremberg. Custom and the Nuremberg "precedent" ; Prosecuting military and political leaders ; Prosecuting civilians for complicity : The Krupp --
Part D: Conceptualizing the crime of aggression. Defining state aggression ; Act and circumstance in the crime of aggression ; Individual mens rea and collective liability --
Part E: Hard cases and concluding thoughts. Humanitarian interventions ; Terrorist aggression ; Defending international criminal trials for aggression.
"Philosopher Larry May delivers a ground-breaking reassessment of what the Nuremberg Tribunal had identified as the 'supreme international crime.' Building upon his paradigm-shifting work on crimes
- Aggression (International law)
- Crimes against humanity.
- Criminal intent.
- International criminal courts.