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In defence of war

Author: Nigel Biggar
Publisher: Oxford [u.a.] Oxford Univerity Press 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First published in paperbackView all editions and formats
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Against the domination of moral deliberation by rights-talk In Defence of War asserts that belligerency can be morally justified, even while it is tragic and morally flawed. Recovering the early  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Biggar
ISBN: 9780198725831 0198725833 9780199672615 019967261X
OCLC Number: 1028531960
Description: X, 361 Seiten
Contents: Introduction: Against the Virus of Wishful Thinking ; 1. Against Christian Pacifism ; 2. Love in War ; 3. The Principle of Double Effect: Can it Survive Combat? ; 4. Proportionality: Lessons from the Somme and the First World War ; 5. Against Legal Positivism and Liberal Individualism ; 6. On Not Always Giving the Devil Benefit of Law: Legality, Morality, and Kosovo ; 7. Constructing Judgement: The Case of Iraq ; Conclusion ; Bibliography
Responsibility: by Nigel Biggar.

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There is a serious disconnect between scholars exploring just war theory and those engaging the Christian just war tradition. The language of religion is foreign to many in the secular camp thereby Read more...

 
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