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A moral military

Author: Sidney Axinn
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Studies the conduct of war. This title gives a philosophical analysis of the 'Laws of Warfare' as found in the Hague and Geneva Conventions, which have been agreed to by various nations in the world.  Read more...

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Named Person: Immanuel Kant; Immanuel Kant; Immanuel Kant
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sidney Axinn
ISBN: 0877226156 9780877226154
OCLC Number: 18560135
Description: xiv, 230 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Morality: Why Sacrifice Myself? --
Military Honor and the Laws of Warfare: When Can I Lie to the Enemy --
Hostilities: All is Not Fair --
Prisoners of War --
Spies --
Non-Hostile Relations with the Enemy --
War Crimes, Remedies, and Retaliation (Dirty Warfare) --
The Dirty-Hands Theory of Command --
Nuclear Devices and Low-Intensity --
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"Sidney Axinn addresses the hardest questions raised by the experience of war and argues his way to clear and forthright answers. His book is a virtuoso display of intellectual energy and moral Read more...

 
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