The Ethics of War : Classic and Contemporary Readings, Paperback Book

The Ethics of War : Classic and Contemporary Readings Paperback

Edited by Gregory M. Reichberg, Henrik Syse, Endre Begby


The Ethics of War is an indispensable collection of essays addressing issues both timely and age-old about the nature and ethics of war. Features essays by great thinkers from ancient times through to the present day, among them Plato, Augustine, Aquinas, Machiavelli, Grotius, Kant, Russell, and Walzer Examines timely questions such as: When is recourse to arms morally justifiable?

What moral constraints should apply to military conduct?

How can a lasting peace be achieved? Will appeal to a broad range of readers interested in morality and ethics in war time Includes informative introductions and helpful marginal notes by editors


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 754 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Ethics & moral philosophy
  • ISBN: 9781405123785



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