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To kill another : homicide and natural law

Author: G J McAleer
Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ : Transaction, ©2011.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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McAleer, G.J. (Graham James).
To kill another.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publishers, ©2010
(DLC) 2010015556
(OCoLC)608035444
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: G J McAleer
ISBN: 9781412844406 1412844401
OCLC Number: 778434712
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 228 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
Blood diamonds and the limits of moral knowledge --
State privilege to kill --
Victims' rights and double jeopardy --
Political theology and the law of war --
Wrongful life tort --
Is Carl Schmitt right? is just war impossible? --
Why the case of the Maltese twins was wrongly decided --
Kosovo air war and why Malthus was really a wise man --
Conclusion: natural law as political theology.
Responsibility: G.J. McAleer.

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-This study, which offers an interpretation of Thomas Aquinas's treatment of the morality of homicide in his Summa Theologica, documents the ongoing -privatization of homicide- in modern life. This Read more...

 
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