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How to Define Terrorism

  • Jenny Teichman (a1)
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  • Published online: 01 January 2009

The philosophical interest of terrorism is due partly to the fact that the term is notoriously difficult to define, and partly to the fact that there is some disagreement about whether and when terrorism so-called can be justified.

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Haig Khatchadourian , ‘Terrorism and Morality’, Journal of Applied Philosophy 5 No. 2 (101988)

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