Augustinian Just War Theory and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq: Confessions, Contentions, and the Lust for Power

Augustinian Just War Theory and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq: Confessions, Contentions, and the Lust for Power

by Craig J. N. De Paulo
     
 

Augustinian Just War Theory and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq: Confessions, Contentions, and the Lust for Power details two major symposia on the topic of Christian (Augustinian) just war theory, its strengths and weaknesses, and its controversial application to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. The renowned participants represent some of the most

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Augustinian Just War Theory and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq: Confessions, Contentions, and the Lust for Power details two major symposia on the topic of Christian (Augustinian) just war theory, its strengths and weaknesses, and its controversial application to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. The renowned participants represent some of the most distinguished philosophers, theologians, and foreign policy makers in the world, including John D. Caputo, Cardinal Avery Dulles, S.J., Joseph Margolis, Cardinal Seán O’Malley (Preface), Roland J. Teske, S.J. (Foreword), and Frederick Van Fleteren. By intersecting philosophy, theology, and foreign policy, this book greatly contributes to the global discussion of the current wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and it provides the foundation for analyzing the present war in Libya as well as future conflicts.

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«The illumination this book offers is most welcome.» (James J. O’Donnell, Provost and Professor of Classics, Georgetown University)
«Compellingly readable transcripts of hard-hitting expert discussions of just war theory…will have you turning the pages wondering what is next…highly readable and to be valued as a reference. A most valuable contribution that should win wide readership.» (Arthur Waldron, Lauder Professor of International Relations, University of Pennsylvania)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781433112324
Publisher:
Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/30/2011
Pages:
157
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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