The Ethics of War : Classic and Contemporary Readings Paperback
Edited by Gregory M. Reichberg, Henrik Syse, Endre Begby
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 justifiable?
What moral constraints should apply to military conduct?
How can a lasting peace be achieved? * Will appeal to a broad range of readers interested in morality and ethics in war time * Includes informative introductions and helpful marginal notes by editors
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 760 pages, black & white illustrations
- Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Publication Date: 24/05/2006
- Category: Ethics & moral philosophy
- ISBN: 9781405123785