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Just War Thinking: Morality and Pragmatism in the Struggle Against Contemporary Threats

Just War Thinking: Morality and Pragmatism in the Struggle Against Contemporary Threats (Paperback)

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Just War Thinking reconsiders the intersection between morality and pragmatics in foreign policy and modern warfare. The book argues that a political ethic of responsibility should motivate the contemporary application of military force by states in order to protect international security and human life, considering the challenges posed by today's new wars: targeted killing, humanitarian intervention, terrorism, jus post bellum, and the influences of public opinion and supranational institutions.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical science & theoryPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPhilosophy TheorySocial & political philosophy Publisher: Lexington Books Publication Date: 16/08/2009 ISBN-13: 9780739119013  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Eric Patterson is assistant director of the Berkley Center for Religion and World Affairs at Georgetown University.

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