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Author Steinhoff, Uwe.

Title On the ethics of war and terrorism / Uwe Steinhoff.

Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  172.42 STEI    AVAILABLE
Physical description 160 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [153]-158) and index.
Contents 1. Legitimate authority -- 2. Just cause (including subcriteria) and right intention -- 3. Innocents, double effect and proportionality -- 4. Non-combatant immunity and the definition of non-innocence and innocence -- 5. The ethics of terrorism.
Summary "When can resorting to war be justified, and when not? Who is a legitimate target of attack, who is not - and why? Answering these questions, Uwe Steinhoff gives a succinct, precise and highly critical account of the present status of just war theory and of the most important and controversial current debates surrounding it."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject War -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Terrorism -- Moral and ethical aspects.
ISBN 0199217378 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780199217373 (hbk. : alk. paper)