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The prism of just war : Asian and Western perspectives on the legitimate use of military force

Author: Howard M Hensel
Publisher: Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2010.
Series: Justice, international law and global security.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Through a careful examination of religious and philosophical literature, the contributors to the volume analyze, compare and assess diverse Western, Islamic, Hindu and East Asian perspectives concerning the appropriate criteria that should govern the decision to resort to the use of armed force and, once that decision is made, what constraints should govern the actual conduct of military operations. In doing so,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Howard M Hensel
ISBN: 9780754675105 0754675106 9780754699880 0754699889
OCLC Number: 435628866
Description: vi, 283 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: pt. I. The Western just war tradtion. The Greco-Roman roots of the Western just war tradition / Gregory A. Raymond --
Christian belief and Western just war thought / Howard M. Hensel --
Early modern perspectives on Western just war thought / Tyler Rauert --
pt. II. The concept of just war in Southwest and South Asian thought. Sunni Islam and the regulation of war / John Kelsay --
Shiʼi perspectives on war / Valerie Morkevicius --
Hindu perspectives on war / Valerie Morkevicius --
pt. III. The concept of just war in East Asian thought. The Chinese concept of righteous war / David A. Graff --
Japanese perceptions of just war / Edward A. Olsen --
Korean perceptions of just war / Edward A. Olsen.
Series Title: Justice, international law and global security.
Responsibility: edited by Howard M. Hensel.

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