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Why not torture terrorists? : moral, practical, and legal aspects of the ticking bomb justification for torture

Author: Yuval Ginbar
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book addresses a dilemma at the heart of the 'War on Terror': Is it ever justifiable to torture terrorists when innocent lives are at stake? The book analyses the moral arguments and presents a  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yuval Ginbar
ISBN: 9780199540914 0199540918
OCLC Number: 750527294
Description: XXXIII, [1], 414 s. ; 24 cm.
Contents: PART I: PRIVATE MORALITY: IS IT MORALLY JUSTIFIABLE FOR AN INDIVIDUAL TO TORTURE A TERRORIST IN ORDER TO SAVE MANY INNOCENT LIVES? ; PART II: PUBLIC, PRACTICAL MORALITY: IS IT MORALLY JUSTIFIABLE FOR A STATE TO TORTURE IN ORDER TO SAVE MANY INNOCENT LIVES? ; PART III: LEGALISING TORTURE 1 - FOUR MODELS ; PART IV: LEGALISING TORTURE 2 - THREE ISSUES ; PART V: CONCLUSIONS
Responsibility: Yuval Ginbar.

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