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Ethics of armed conflict : a cosmopolitan just war theory

Author: John W Lango
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh Univ Press, [2014]
Series: Knowledge unlatched.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Develops generalised just war principles that can be applied to allforms of armed conflict.
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Genre/Form: Livres numériques
Additional Physical Format: Version imprim©♭e:
Lango, John W.
Ethics of armed conflict.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2014]
(OCoLC)868078588
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John W Lango
ISBN: 0748645764 1306465311 9780748645763 9781306465311
OCLC Number: 884987845
Notes: In Knowledge unlatched.
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (x, 246 pages)
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Just war theory --
3. Moral theory --
4. Theory of action --
5. Just cause --
6. Last resort --
7. Last resort and noncombatantimmunity --
8. Proportionality and authority --
9. All things considered.
Series Title: Knowledge unlatched.
Responsibility: John W. Lango.

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Just war theory exists to stop armies and countries from using armed force without good cause. But how can we judge whether a war is just? The author adopts a cosmopolitan approach to argue that the  Read more...

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