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The Ethics of War: Classic and Contemporary Readings

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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 just
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Paperback, 731 pages
Published December 1st 2005 by Blackwell Publishing Professional
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Nov 30, 2016 Brooks Robinson rated it really liked it
While I did not read this book from cover to cover, I did read many of the essays. I found it to be incredibly helpful as an entry point into the ethical quandaries surrounding war.
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