The Philosophy of War and Peace

The Philosophy of War and Peace

by Jenny Teichman
     
 

ISBN-10: 184540050X

ISBN-13: 9781845400507

Pub. Date: 07/28/2006

Publisher: Imprint Academic

This book considers historical and current events from the standpoint of moral philosophy. It describes: real wars and the ways in which they have or have not been fought according to principles of justice; terrorism, torture and the effects of scientific discoveries on the way war is conducted; peace movements and the influences of religion on the ideology

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This book considers historical and current events from the standpoint of moral philosophy. It describes: real wars and the ways in which they have or have not been fought according to principles of justice; terrorism, torture and the effects of scientific discoveries on the way war is conducted; peace movements and the influences of religion on the ideology surrounding warfare. The book criticises the ethical theories of analytical philosophers in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845400507
Publisher:
Imprint Academic
Publication date:
07/28/2006
Series:
St. Andrews Studies in Philosophy and Public Affairs
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
5.36(w) x 8.34(h) x 0.87(d)

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