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PY201 Just War Reader
by Thomson Custom Publishing
Written in English
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A penetrating investigation into moral and ethical questions raised by war, drawing on examples from antiquity to the present Just and Unjust Wars has forever changed how we think about the ethics of conflict. In this modern classic, political philosopher Michael Walzer examines the moral issues that arise before, during, and after the wars we fight. In his recent book, The Leader’s Bookshelf, Adm. James Stavridis wrote that “perhaps the single best way a leader can learn and grow is through reading.” Reading is an indispensable component of being a member of the profession of arms. It provokes us to think outside of the day-to-day duties that often absorb us. It [ ].
For a war to be just, it must meet several clearly defined criteria. The war can be waged only as a last resort, with all nonviolent options exhausted. In the case of Iraq, it is obvious that. The Zinn Reader represents the first time Zinn has attempted to present the depth, and breadth, of his concerns in one volume. The result is a big book, and a monumental book, one that will remain, alongside A People's History of the United States, as an essential and necessary Zinn text.5/5(1).
A penetrating investigation into moral and ethical questions raised by war, drawing on examples from antiquity to the present Just and Unjust Wars has forever changed how we think about the ethics of conflict. In this modern classic, political philosopher Michael Walzer examines the moral issues that arise before, during, and after the wars we fight. The book is sharp, hilarious, and an essential read for any lover of American literature. Purchase: $ The Civil War: A Narrative. The Civil War may have occurred well over a century ago, but its reverberations are still strongly felt.
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Looking for a book by Thomson Custom Publishing. Thomson Custom Publishing wrote PY Just War Reader, which can be purchased at a lower price at Originally published inin the wake of the first war against Iraq, Just War Theory explores this essential dilemma.
With a new preface by the editor, the essays in this indispensable collection move beyond the theoretical origins of just war theory to examine issues faced by military strategists, politicians, social theorists, and anyone Format: Paperback. "A genuinely important book. Dubik's experience as a military leader has clearly given him a keen sense of civil-military leadership dynamics and of the practical realities of war, and this lends great authority to his perspective."―Scott P.
Segrest, author of America and the Political Philosophy of Common Sense "Just War Reconsidered examines a timeless topic: moral leadership at the 5/5(5).
Most of the book is concerned with the question of when and how wars may be just, although considerable time is also given to the question of how a war - just or unjust - may be fought justly.
Among Walzers historical examples are the Franco-Prussian war, The six-day war, the Vietnam war, the Korean war and World war II/5(44). 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 of whether states have a right to pre-emptiveCited by: This chapter discusses the tradition of just war theory.
It focuses on Rawls's comments in A Theory of Justice (TJ). The discussion is entirely in the service of an account of conscientious refusal to fight in war. The chapter focuses on Rawls's best developed discussions of the doctrines of just war and related ideas in The Law of Peoples (LP).
Books shelved as war-and-just-war-theory: The Crimean War: A History by Orlando Figes, A Source Book in Chinese Philosophy by Wing-Tsit Chan, Franklin an. A little book with a huge subject. This is the transcript of a speech Howard Zinn made to the members of the EMERGENCY organisation.
It tells a little bit about his experiences of war and using examples from US history, argues there is no just wars; that all war is for profit and not for the benefit is the citizens of either side/5.
Revolutionary War-Young Readers This collection consists of ten books that illustrate the Revolutionary War from many different perspectives. Most of them would work for eighth graders learning about the AMerican Revolution, but some are suitable for fifth graders as well.
The Civil War: A Narrative by Shelby Foote. This epic three-volume masterpiece is to war what Gibbon’s Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire was to history.
It is the definitive history of the US Civil War — it gives equal treatment to both sides, and is more than one million words, but is never boring.
This book was a large part of Ken. Review of Robert Emmet Meagher, Killing from the Inside Out: Moral Injury and Just War (Cascade Books, ), xxi + pgs, paperback. Much has been written about just war theory in recent years—some of it to justify the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and some of it to condemn them.
Robert Meagher does neither. He weighs just war theory in the balances and finds it wanting. From the editors of the anthology The Gulf War Reader comes a comprehensive guide "to the most urgent foreign policy questions of our time." Culled from a wide variety of sources, these essays, commentaries, and official documents cover the entire scope of the conflict with particular attention paid to the history and policies that led to the war.5/5(9).
These conditions deal with both whether war ought to be waged, as well as how war should be waged. First, the cause for going to war and the intention behind it must be just.
Second, the war must be waged by a legitimate authority. Third, force must be used as a last resort. Fourth, force used in war must be proportionate to the threat. Just War is a concept that governs the conditions under which a war can be waged and how it can be waged.
Increasingly, it also handles the post-war issues of legal claims about war crimes committed previously. The theory of Just War is known in variant forms since antiquity and several versions exist within both religious and philosophical.
Sunday marks the 60th anniversary of D-Day, and a new Gallup Poll finds that 9 in 10 Americans consider World War II a “just war,” significantly higher than the percentages of Americans who feel that way about wars conducted in the years since.
A little more than a third of Americans don’t know specific details about D-Day, including the country against whom the Allies were fighting or. In this book, Michael Walzer does not make any great attempt to deal with jus ad bellum; he takes the principle that resistance to aggression is the basis for a just war as his starting point, and the majority of the book is devoted to the rules of war, that is, how to fight justly in war/5.
Buy the best translation—recommended for serious readers. The Book of War (The Modern Library, February ). ISBN: Clausewitz's On War and Sun Tzu's Art of War in one translation of Clausewitz's On War is the version done by German literary scholar O.J. Matthijs Jolles at the University of Chicago during World War II—not today's standard translation, but.
This course builds within the framework of Just War Theory introduced in the core course, PY The central concepts include justified responses to aggression, proportionality in the use of force, the rights of non-combatants, and the moral (as distinguished from legal) responsibilities of soldiers and their officers.
The second edition of The Human Rights Reader presents a dramatically revised organization and updated selections, including pieces on globalization and the war on terrorism.
Each part of the Reader corresponds to five historical phases in the history of human rights and explores for each the arguments, debates, and issues of inclusiveness central to those by: 8. Much work in the ethics of war is structured around the distinction between jus ad bellum and jus in bello.
This distinction has two key roles. It distinguishes two evaluative objects—the war ‘as a whole’, and the conduct of combatants during the war—and identifies different moral principles as relevant to each.
I argue that we should be sceptical of this : Helen Frowe. Books shelved as military-strategy: The Art of War by Sun Tzu, On War by Carl von Clausewitz, A Book of Five Rings: The Classic Guide to Strategy by Miya.Just War Thinkers: From Cicero to the 21 st Century, Daniel R.
Brunstetter and Cian O’Driscoll, eds. (Abingdon, U.K.: Routledge, ), pp., $ cloth, $ paper. Just War Thinkers provides a big picture look at the development of thinking about the ethics of war by means of a series of smaller pictures—contextualized “snapshots,” as the editors term them—of individuals.Just War is a novel by Lance Parkin from the Virgin New New Adventures were based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor novel featured the characters of the Seventh Doctor, Bernice Summerfield (known as Benny), Chris Cwej and Roz Forrester.
The story is set in Nazi Germany-occupied Guernsey, a rare example of part of the British Isles Author: Lance Parkin.