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Pacifism and the Just War: A Study in Applied Philosophy

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Teichman describes and analyzes the theories of pacifism and the traditional doctrine of the just war. (Theology)
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Overview

Teichman describes and analyzes the theories of pacifism and the traditional doctrine of the just war. (Theology)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631150565
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/8/1991
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 152
  • Product dimensions: 6.33 (w) x 9.42 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix
Introduction xi
1 The Meaning of Pacifism 1
2 The Origins of Pacifism 10
3 Pacifism and Conscription 16
4 Violence and Contradiction 25
5 The Violence of the State 38
6 The Just War 46
7 Guilt and Innocence 63
8 Self-Defence 69
9 Terrorism and Guerrilla War 88
10 Absolute Obligation 98
Appendix 1 Philosophers and Others on War 112
Appendix 2 Deterrent Threats 118
Notes 123
Bibliography 128
Index 131
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