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Just And Unjust Wars

A Moral Argument With Historical Illustrations

by Michael Walzer

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Basic Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages361
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7593584M
ISBN 100465037070
ISBN 109780465037070

  Steve Inskeep talks with author Michael Walzer about his book, Just and Unjust Wars: A Moral Argument with Historical Illustrations. Walzer applies the theory of just wars to inform U.S. decisions. Just And Unjust Wars: A Moral Argument With Historical Illustrations Michael Walzer From the Athenian attack on Melos to the My Lai Massacre, from the wars in the Balkans through the first war in Iraq, Michael Walzer examines the moral issues surrounding military theory, war crimes, and the spoils of war.

Link to 'Just and Unjust Wars' on Facebook; Tweet about 'Just and Unjust Wars' Pin 'Just and Unjust Wars' Email a friend about 'Just and Unjust Wars' Available formats-Kindle Book OverDrive Read EPUB eBook -Subjects-History; Military; Nonfiction; Languages: English. Copies-Available: 9. Library copies: 10 Levels-.   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 fight. Reaching from the Athenian attack on Melos, to the Mai Lai massacre, to the current war in Afghanistan and beyond 3/5(1).

Just and unjust wars: a moral argument with historical illustrations / "This classic work of political ethics has radically reconfigured the way that we think about war. From the Athenian attack on Melos to the My Lai Massacre, from the wars in the Balkans through the first war in Iraq, Michael Walzer examines the moral issues surrounding.   To be sure, the tradition cannot be considered simply Catholic: it has also seen development in the hands of Protestants from Hugo Grotius to Paul Ramsey and of secular thinkers like the political philosopher Michael Walzer, whose excellent book Just and Unjust Wars has for decades been the text of reference on this topic.


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'Just and Unjust Wars' is one of Walzer's greatest achievements. His summary of a standard model of ethics in warfare has served as a basis for many subsequent philosophical works. His use of historical illustrations make this book easy to read and highly influential.

This is a classic text for everyone with an interest in political philosophy/5(44). 'Just Just And Unjust Wars book Unjust Wars' is one of Walzer's greatest achievements. His summary of a standard model of ethics in warfare has served as a basis for many subsequent philosophical works.

His use of historical illustrations make this book easy to read and highly influential. This is a classic text for everyone with an interest in political philosophy/5(63).

The book apparently grew out of the author's experience in the anti-Vietnam War movement, and chapter by chapter, he explores the different aspects of what might make a war just or unjust. Not surprisingly there are a lot of different angles to the problem, from the justice of the conflict itself, to justice in the way it is fought/5.

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. 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 fight. Walzer focuses on two different but interrelated kinds of moral argument: maximalist and minimalist, thick and thin, local and universal.

This new edition has a new preface and afterword, written by the author, describing how the reasoning of the book connects with arguments he made in Just and Unjust Wars about the morality of warfare.

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I think a war is unjust when it is just a grab for land, like the wars against Native Americans. Morality & War. Just and Unjust Wars: A Moral Argument with Historical Illustrations. by Michael Walzer. Basic Books. $ Just and Unjust Wars is a thoughtful, generally well-written and lucid, and often but by no means always persuasive essay on the intractable problem of what is moral and immoral in war.

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First published in and now brought up to the present with a new preface and postscript, this classic work by political philosopher Michael Walzer examines the moral issues that arise before, during, and after the wars we fight/5(K).

And it is—I have to say, writing “Just and Unjust Wars,” I looked for the Jewish writings on warfare. The Jews were a stateless people for almost 2, years.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(49).Let's begin by looking at Michael Walzer's immensely influential book: Just and Unjust War--perhaps the seminal Leftist writing on just war.

The book is an odd mix of the incontestable and the unsustainable, in which, unfortunately, the latter predominates.2/5.