标题（title）：Ethics and war : an introduction
作者（author）：Lee, Steven P.
出版社（publisher）：Cambridge University Press
大小（size）：2 MB (2102310 bytes)
"What are the ethical principles underpinning the idea of a just war and how should they be adapted to changing social and military circumstances? In this book, Steven P. Lee presents the basic principles of just war theory, showing how they evolved historically and how they are applied today in global relations. He examines the role of state sovereignty and individual human rights in the moral foundations of just war theory and discusses a wide range of topics including humanitarian intervention, preventive war, the moral status of civilians and enemy combatants, civil war and terrorism. He shows how just war theory relates to both pacifism and realism. Finally, he considers the future of war and the prospects for its obsolescence. His clear and wide-ranging discussion, richly illustrated with examples, will be invaluable for students and other readers interested in the ethical challenges posed by the changing nature of war"-- Read more...
Table of contents :
Ethics and War
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1: Understanding war in moral terms
1.1 Rwanda, 1994
1.2 Morality, self-interest, and national interest
1.3 War and peace, just war and just peace
1.4 Value relativism
1.7 Just war theory
1.8 Just war theory and international law
2: The just war tradition: a brief history
2.1 Vitoria and the Spanish war against Native Americans
2.2 The origins of the just war tradition: early developments
2.3 The origins of the just war tradition: Augustine.