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Just War Force and Political Responsibility

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ISBN-10: 0742522326

ISBN-13: 9780742522329

Edition: 2002

Authors: Paul Ramsey, Stanley M. Hauerwas

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This study of war & the ethics of statecraft was written in 1968 & now speaks to a new generation. Paul Ramsey argues that whether a particular war should be fought, & at what level of violence, depends on one's count of the moral costs & benefits.
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Book details

List price: $54.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/14/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Foreword
Introduction
Political Ethics
The Uses of Power
The Ethics of Intervention
What Americans Ordinarily Think About Justice in War
Pacem in terris
Selective Conscientious Objection
The Morality of War
Justice in War
The Case for Making "Just War" Possible
The Hatfields and the Coys
Turn Toward Just War
When "Just" War Is Not Justified
The Limits of Nuclear War
Can a Pacifist Tell a Just War?
The Morality of Deterrence
A Brief Preface to the Morality of Deterrence
More Unsolicited Advice to Vatican Council II
Again, the Justice of Deterrence
The Second Vatican Council and a Just-War Theory of Statecraft
The Vatican Council on Modern War
Robert W. Tucker's Bellum Contra Bellum Justum
Vietnam and Insurgency Warfare
How Shall Counter-Insurgency War Be Conducted Justly?
Incapacitating Gases
Farewell to Christian Realism
Vietnam: Dissent from Dissent
Is Vietnam a Just War?
The Miami "Appeal to the Churches Concerning Vietnam"
Counting the Costs