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With Christian views differing widely on the morality of war, this book seriously re-examines ethical questions of contemporary urgency. The text covers the use of biological and nuclear weapons, military intervention, economic sanctions, and the role of the U.N. Opening with a challenging dedication to the new Archbishop of Canterbury, it proceeds to analyze vital topics which the Archbishop and others will find relevant to the discussion of the ethics of warfare.Read more
- An exploration of the just-war tradition in terms of its moral and theological coherence
- A discussion of contemporary issues in international affairs that have not normally been treated in this context
- A reflection on reasons why contemporary debate fails to clarify the moral issues in international crises
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- Date Published: November 2003
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9780521538992
- length: 152 pages
- dimensions: 216 x 140 x 9 mm
- weight: 0.2kg
- availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
Table of Contents
1. Just War revisited
2. Counter-insurgency war
3. Immoral weapons
4. War by other means
5. Can war-crimes trials be morally satisfying? 6. Afterword: without authority.
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