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eText: 
ISBN-13 9780131955127ISBN-10 0131955128
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-13-092383-4ISBN-13 978-0-13-092383-7
Author(s): Paul Christopher
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2004 Pages: 288
Description

For Philosophy courses in applied ethics, just war theory, and international law.

Classic introduction to the ethics of war and peace, exploring legal and moral issues of use of force. Used at U.S. military academies, this book focuses on two fundamental moral principles: 1) human beings should not intentionally harm other human beings and 2) human beings may sometimes resort to violence to keep themselves and/or others from harm.

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