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- DescriptionThe Ethics of War and Peace is a lively introduction to one of the oldest but still most relevant ethical debates. Focusing on the philosophical questions surrounding the ethics of modern war, Helen Frowe presents contemporary just war theory in a stimulating and accessible way. This 2nd edition includes new material on weapons and techlogy, and humanitarian intervention, in addition to: * theories of self-defence and national defence * jus ad bellum, jus in bello and jus post bellum * the moral status of combatants * the principle of n-combatant immunity * and the nature of terrorism and the moral status of terrorists. Each chapter uses examples and concludes with a summary, discussion questions and suggestions for further reading to aid student engagement, learning and revision. The glossary has been expanded to cover the full range of relevant termilogy. This is the ideal textbook for students of philosophy and politics approaching this important area for the first time.
- Author BiographyHelen Frowe is Wallenberg Academy Research Fellow in Philosophy at Stockholm University, where she directs the Stockholm Centre for the Ethics of War and Peace.
- Author(s)Helen Frowe
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication22/10/2015
- Series TitleThe Ethics of ...
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Weight430 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Edition Statement2nd Revised edition
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