The Ethics of War : Classic and Contemporary Readings

The Ethics of War : Classic and Contemporary Readings

Book Title: The Ethics of War : Classic and Contemporary Readings

Author: Michael Walzer

Format: Paperback | 754 pages

Publication Date: 12 Jul 2006

ISBN-13: 9781405123785

The Ethics of War is an indispensable collection of essays addressing issues both timely and age-old about the nature and ethics of war. * Features essays by great thinkers from ancient times through to the present day, among them Plato, Augustine, Aquinas, Machiavelli, Grotius, Kant, Russell, and Walzer * Examines timely questions such as: When is recourse to arms morally justifiable? What moral constraints should apply to military conduct? How can a lasting peace be achieved? * Will appeal to a broad range of readers interested in morality and ethics in war time * Includes informative introductions and helpful marginal notes by editors