Just Wars: From Cicero to Iraq / Edition 1

Just Wars: From Cicero to Iraq / Edition 1

by Alex J. Bellamy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0745632831

ISBN-13: 9780745632834

Pub. Date: 11/15/2006

Publisher: Wiley

The Just War tradition provides a set of criteria which political leaders and soldiers use to defend and rationalize war. This book explores the evolution of thinking about just wars and examines its role in shaping contemporary judgements about the use of force, from grand strategic issues, to the minutiae of targeting.

Overview

The Just War tradition provides a set of criteria which political leaders and soldiers use to defend and rationalize war. This book explores the evolution of thinking about just wars and examines its role in shaping contemporary judgements about the use of force, from grand strategic issues, to the minutiae of targeting.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745632834
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/15/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements.

Introduction -.

PART I: MAPPING THE JUST WAR TRADITION.

Chapter 1: Antiquity -.

Chapter 2: The Middle Ages –.

Chapter 3: Renaissance and Reformation –.

Chapter 4: From Holy War to Enlightenment –.

Chapter 5: Modernity and Beyond –.

PART II: CONTEMPORARY ISSUES.

Chapter 6: The Just War Tradition Today –.

Chapter 7: Terrorism –.

Chapter 8: Pre-emption –.

Chapter 9: Aerial Bombing –.

Chapter 10: Humanitarian Intervention –.

Conclusion.

Bibliography –.

Index

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