Saint Augustine and the Theory of Just War (Google eBook)
Provides a study that identifies the fundamental Augustinian premises and evaluates them in light of historical, neo-Platonic, and Christian contexts. This book also identifies the effect of the Augustinian legacy upon medieval and modern philosophical reflections on the nature of warfare and on how war might be waged justly and morally.
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Just and Unjust Wars: A Moral Argument with Historical Illustrations
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