The lesser evil : political ethics in an age of terror (Book, 2004) []
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The lesser evil : political ethics in an age of terror

The lesser evil : political ethics in an age of terror

Author: Michael Ignatieff
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh Univ. Press, c 2004.
Series: Gifford lectures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In the age of terrorism Michael Ignatieff argues that we must not shrink from the use of violence. But its use - in a liberal democracy - must be measured.


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Ignatieff
ISBN: 0748618724 9780748618729
OCLC Number: 249358716
Notes: Includes index.
Description: XII, 212 Seiten
Contents: 1. Political Ethics in an Age of Terror; 2. The Strength of the Weak; 3. The Weakness of the Strong; 4. The Ethics of Emergency; 5. The Temptations of Nihilism; 6. The Usefulness of Ethics.
Series Title: Gifford lectures.
Responsibility: Michael Ignatieff.


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