Arguing about War

Arguing about War

by Michael Walzer
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300103654

ISBN-13: 9780300103656

Pub. Date: 06/10/2004

Publisher: Yale University Press

For the first time since his classic Just and Unjust Wars was published almost thirty years ago, this volume brings together provocative arguments by preeminent political theorist Michael Walzer on contemporary military conflicts-including the Iraq war-and the ethical issues they raise.

Overview

For the first time since his classic Just and Unjust Wars was published almost thirty years ago, this volume brings together provocative arguments by preeminent political theorist Michael Walzer on contemporary military conflicts-including the Iraq war-and the ethical issues they raise.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300103656
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
06/10/2004
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introductionix
Part 1Theory
1The Triumph of Just War Theory (and the Dangers of Success)3
2Two Kinds of Military Responsibility23
3Emergency Ethics33
4Terrorism: A Critique of Excuses51
5The Politics of Rescue67
Part 2Cases
6Justice and Injustice in the Gulf War85
7Kosovo99
8The Intifada and the Green Line104
9The Four Wars of Israel/Palestine113
10After 9/11: Five Questions About Terrorism130
11Five on Iraq143
Inspectors Yes, War No
The Right Way
What a Little War Could Do
So, Is This a Just War?
Just and Unjust Occupations
Part 3Futures
12Governing the Globe171
Acknowledgments193
Notes197
Credits201
Index203

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