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The morality of defensive force

Author: Jonathan Quong
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2020.
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When is it morally permissible to engage in self-defense or the defense of others? Jonathan Quong defends a variety of novel ideas in this book about the morality of defensive force, providing an original philosophical account of the central moral principles that should regulate its use. We cannot understand the morality of defensive force, he reasons, until we ask and answer deeper questions about how the use of  Read more...
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Quong, Jonathan.
Morality of Defensive Force.
Oxford : Oxford University Press USA - OSO, ©2020
(OCoLC)1120691107
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Quong
ISBN: 9780192591739 9780192591746 0192591746 0192591738
OCLC Number: 1142527790
Description: 1 online resource (x, 217 pages)
Contents: 1: Introduction2: Liability3: Agent-Relative Prerogatives4: Proportionality5: Necessity6: Rights and Evidence7: The Means Principle
Responsibility: Jonathan Quong.

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