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Terrorism and the ethics of war
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Éditeur Cambridge University Press
Année 2010
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Terrorism and the ethics of war
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Description
1 vol. (X-317 p.) ; 24 cm
Notes
Bibliogr. p. 303-313. Index
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Classification Dewey
172.1
Contenu
Introduction ; [Part I: Terrorism: what's in a name?] ; The problem of defining terrorism ; Defining terrorism ; What makes terrorism wrong? ; Innocence and discrimination ; 'Who dun it' definitions of terrorism ; Conclusion: taking stock ; [Part II: Why moral condemnations of terrorism lack credibility] ; Introduction: toward morally credible condemnations of terrorism ; Why standard theories fail to condemn terrorism ; Just war theory and the problem of collateral damage ; Conclusion: categorical vs. conditional criticisms of terrorism ; [Part III: Defending noncombatant immunity] ; Introduction: the ethics of war-fighting: a spectrum of possible views ; The realist challenge to the ethics of war ; An ethic of war for reasonable realists ; Walzer on noncombatant immunity as a human right ; The supreme emergency exception ; Rights theories, utilitarianism, and the killing of civilians ; Immunity rights vs. the right of self-defense ; A rule utilitarian defense of noncombatant immunity ; Why utilitarian criticisms of noncombatant immunity are mistaken ; Is noncombatant immunity a 'mere' convention? ; [Part IV: How much immunity should noncombatants have?] ; Introduction: the problem of collateral damage ; The problem of collateral damage killings ; The ethics of collateral damage killings ; Conclusion: terrorism and the ethics of war
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978-0-521-13716-4
978-0-521-19995-7
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