Just and unjust wars: a moral argument with historical illustrations
A classic treatment of the morality of war written by one of our country's leading philosophers, with a new introduction considering the wars in Bosnia and Kosovo. Just and Unjust Wars examines a variety of conflicts in order to understand exactly why, according to Walzer,"the argument about war and justice is still a political and moral necessity." Walzer's classic work draws on historical illustrations that range all the way from the Athenian attack on Melos to this morning's headlines, and uses the testimony of participantsdecision makers and victims aliketo examine the moral issues of warfare.
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Review: Just and Unjust Wars: A Moral Argument With Historical IllustrationsUser Review - Goodreads
Walzer is perhaps the best known writer on war. He is even handed and not angry like some pacifists come across. His work is well documented and has no special pleading. Enjoyed this very much.
Review: Just And Unjust Wars: A Moral Argument With Historical IllustrationsUser Review - Goodreads
This author pulls from an eclectic group of historical variety regarding what constitutes a just war, and firstly, whether there is such a thing as a just war. From aquinas to JS Mill, it puts into ...
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