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The Ethics of War: Essays

Saba Bazargan and Samuel C. Rickless


Some of the most basic assumptions of Just War theory have been dismantled in a barrage of criticism and analysis in the first dozen years of the twenty-first century. The Ethics of War continues and pushes past this trend. This anthology is an authoritative treatment of the ethics and law of war by eminent scholars who first challenged the orthodoxy of Just War theory, as well as by “second-wave” revisionists. The twelve original essays span both foundational and topical issues in the ethics of war, including an investigation of whether there is a “greater-good” obligation that parallels the ... More

Keywords: War, Liability, Law of War, Proportionality, Responsibility, International Law

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Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780199376148
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199376148.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Saba Bazargan, editor
University of California - San Diego

Samuel C. Rickless, editor
University of California - San Diego

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