Just Wars: From Cicero to Iraq / Edition 1by Alex J. Bellamy
Pub. Date: 11/15/2006
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.
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Table of Contents
Preface and Acknowledgements.
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 –.
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