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The Ethics of War and Peace : An Introduction

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As Frowe explains, individualists take the view that the moral principles governing war are wholly derivable from reflection on the moral principles govern- ing the use of force between individuals, primarily through considerations of per- missible self-defence.

Whilst occasionally drawing on sthics and legal sources in order to illuminate its points, The Ethics of War and Peace focuses entirely on work in contemporary philosophical ethics, providing a comprehensive overview of the field and the key on-going debates.

The Ethics of War and Peace: An Introduction

That which holds for fowe one also holds for the other, mutatis mutandis. The self-defence requirement of retreat does not translate into the requirement of appeasement when applied to war.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like fowe suggest updates through seller support? Especially noteworthy is the discussion of the morality of terrorism, particularly in view of the killing of Osama bin Laden.

This book should leave the reader feeling both informed and challenged. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Ethicx Heaney rated it liked it Oct 15, The moral status of combatants 7. It is particularly unclear in the example employed by Frowe, in which one liberal democracy annexes a portion ethicd the territory of another, whether appeasing this aggression would impose any obvious welfare costs on individuals which would exceed that which they would be required to bear in order to avoid large-scale killing and maiming.


The Ethics of War and Peace is the ideal textbook for students studying philosophy, politics and international relations. The book succeeds brilliantly in setting out the major etgics involved in the contemporary debates about just war theory and in revising the orthodox school as represented by Michael Walzer.

Uwe Steinhoff – – Philosophia 44 1: Each chapter uses examples and concludes with a summary, discussion questions and suggestions for further reading to aid student engagement, learning and revision. What should happen when a war is over? When is a war illegal? Uwe Steinhoff – – Res Publica 20 3: Please try again later.

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Find it on Scholar. Perhaps surprisingly for the uninitiated, Chapter 1 discusses recent philosophical work on the permissibility of killing with no explicit reference to war, focusing instead on the main theories of permissible self-defence amongst individuals.