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Terrorism and the Ethics of War

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Most people strongly condemn terrorism; yet they often fail to say how terrorist acts differ from other acts of violence such as the killing of civilians in war. Stephen Nathanson argues that we cannot have morally credible views about terrorism if we focus on terrorism alone and neglect broader issues about the ethics of war. His book challenges influential views on the e ...more
Paperback, 317 pages
Published June 1st 2010 by Cambridge University Press (first published May 30th 2006)
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Sam Reaves
Nathanson takes on the tough questions here: Are there any rules in war? What distinguishes terrorism from war? Is it ever justified to kill civilians? Somebody's got to think about this stuff...
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