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Ethics of War and Peace, The, 1/e

Douglas P. Lackey

Published May, 1997 by Prentice Hall Humanities/Social Science

Copyright 1989, 208 pp.
ISBN 0-13-290925-1

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An authoritative description of the historical events of specific military incidents and their assessment according to moral theories.


provides detailed descriptions of the war in Viet Nam, the Six-Day War, the British bombing campaign against Japan, the Korean War, the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971, the 1976 raid on Entebbe, the 1986 attack on Lybia, and many other military incidents.

Table of Contents

    1. Introduction: International Ethics and the Challenge of Realism.
    2. Pacifism.
    3. Just War Theory I: When to Fight.
    4. Just War Theory II: How to Fight.
    5. Nuclear War and Nuclear Deterrence.


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