Just War, Nonviolence and Nuclear Deterrence
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Just War, Nonviolence and Nuclear Deterrence Philosophers on War and Peace (Issues in War and Peace) by Duane L. Cady

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Published by Longwood Pr Ltd .
Written in English


  • Just war doctrine,
  • Political Ethics,
  • Nonviolence,
  • War (Philosophy),
  • Philosophy

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Edition Notes

ContributionsRichard Werner (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8235119M
ISBN 100893416754
ISBN 109780893416751

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: Just War, Nonviolence, and Nuclear Deterrence: Philosophers on War and Peace (Ethics, Violence and Peace) (): Cady, Duane L., Werner, Richard. The just war tradition stands as the moral and prudential alternatie to both pacifism and realism. It forms the only reasonable ethical basis for the understanding of state initiated force. As applied to questions of nuclear deterrence, just war theory is incompatible with Mutual Assured Destruction and DOI: /auk (4) The just-war jus in bello, the war-conduct law, will be applied to the contingency of fighting a nuclear war if deterrence fails. (5) Present U.S. nuclear deterrence strategies and proposed alternatives will be analyzed in just-war terms. A concluding section will comment on the implications of a just-war approach for arms-control by: 2. With today’s world torn by violence and conflict, Richard B. Miller’s study of the ethics of war could not be more timely. Miller brings together the opposed traditions of pacifism and just-war theory and puts them into a much-needed dialogue on the ethics of war. Beginning with the duty of nonviolence as a point of convergence between the two rival traditions, Miller provides an.

Nuclear War The massive use of nuclear weapons for military purposes. Utilitarianism Moral theory in which no considerations other than the consequences of actions are relevant to the determination of the rightness or wrongness of those actions. Nuclear Deterrence is a strategy of nations possessing significant nuclear arsenals for influencing the behavior of other nations, usually also File Size: KB. Professor Werner has published in a number of professional journals and co-edited the book Just War, Nonviolence, and Nuclear Deterrence. He twice directed Hamilton’s New York City Program and has been recognized with the Samuel & Helen Lang Prize for Excellence in Teaching and by students with the Pentagon Service Award. Dodoar, Robert, O.S.A. "The Gulf War and the Just-War Theory: View from the Vatican." New Blackfriars 73 (): Dodaro is from the Augustianum in Rome, and describes the Vatican's reaction to the Gulf War. Duffey, Michael K. "The Just War Teaching: From Tonkin Gulf to Persian Gulf." America (2 February ):   A penetrating investigation into moral and ethical questions raised by war, drawing on examples from antiquity to the present Just and Unjust Wars has forever changed how we think about the ethics of conflict. In this modern classic, political philosopher Michael Walzer examines the moral issues that arise before, during, and after the wars we : Basic Books.

ISBN Nonviolence in Theory and Practice, edited by Robert L. Holmes and Barry L. Gan; OCLC The Kingdom of God Is Within You, by Leo Tolstoy; ISBN Making Europe Unconquerable: the Potential of Civilian . Series Editor: Kenneth H. Klein Issues in War and Peace () Editors: Joseph C. Kunkel & Kenneth H. Klein In the Interest of Peace () Editors: Kenneth H. Klein & Joseph C. Kunkel Just War, Nonviolence, and Nuclear Deterrence () Editors: Duane Cady & Richard Werner Longwood Academic Hollowbrook Publishing Wakefield, New Hampshire Details on.   Free Online Library: "The high priest of deterrence": Sir Michael Quinlan, nuclear weapons, and the just war tradition. by "Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture"; Literature, writing, book reviews Philosophy and religion Military . Just war thought and the nuclear threat. The general issue of the validity of just-war thought with regard to nuclear war is a dividing line between two quite distinct general approaches to just-war ethics, which I will call “realist” and “nuclear pacifist,” and helps uncover their diverse goals for .