Confronting Evil in International Relations: Ethical Responses to Problems of Moral Agency / Edition 1

Confronting Evil in International Relations: Ethical Responses to Problems of Moral Agency / Edition 1

by R. Jeffery
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0230602630

ISBN-13: 9780230602632

Pub. Date: 07/01/2008

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

This book offers original essays on the subject of evil in international relations. It considers questions of moral agency associated with the perpetration of evil acts by individuals and groups in the international sphere, and the range of ethical responses the international community has available to it in the aftermath of large-scale evils.

Overview

This book offers original essays on the subject of evil in international relations. It considers questions of moral agency associated with the perpetration of evil acts by individuals and groups in the international sphere, and the range of ethical responses the international community has available to it in the aftermath of large-scale evils.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230602632
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
07/01/2008
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
229
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

The Problem of Evil in International Relations R.Jeffery PART I: AGENCY AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR EVIL IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS Individual Agency and Responsibility for Atrocity K.Ainley Collective Evil and the Eradication of Individuality A. J. Vetlesen PART II: ETHICAL RESPONSES TO EVIL IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS Evil, Agency and Punishment A.F.Lang Jr Reconciliation: An Ethic for Responding to Evil in Global Politics D.Philpott To Forgive the Unforgivable? Evil and the Ethics of Forgiveness in International Relations R.Jeffery Avenging Evil: A Reconsideration I.Hall Conclusion

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