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Just and unjust wars :a moral argument with historical illustrations

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A classic treatment of the morality of war written by one of our countrys leading philosophers, with a new introduction considering the wars in Bosnia and Kosovo. Just and Unjust Wars examines a variety of conflicts in order to understand exactly why, according to Walzer,“the argument about war and justice is still a political and moral necessity.” Walzers classic work draws on historical illustrations that range all the way from the Athenian attack on Melos to this mornings headlines, and uses the testimony of participants—decision makers and victims alike—to examine the moral issues of warfare.

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A reprint with a new preface of Walzer's respected treatment of the morality of war.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

This classic work examines the issues surrounding military theory, war crimes, and the spoils of war from the Athenian attack on Melos to the My Lai massacre.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-353) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780465037018
Subtitle:
Incorporating The Lessons Of Operation Desert Storm
Author:
Walzer, Michael
Author:
Walzer, Michael
Publisher:
Basic Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Subject:
War
Subject:
Just war doctrine
Subject:
History & Theory
Edition Number:
2nd ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
66-28
Publication Date:
19920317
Binding:
Paperback
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.00 x 5.31 in

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This classic work examines the issues surrounding military theory, war crimes, and the spoils of war from the Athenian attack on Melos to the My Lai massacre.

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