Arms And Judgment: Law, Morality, And The Conduct Of War In The 20th Century, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Arms And Judgment

Law, Morality, And The Conduct Of War In The 20th Century, 1st Edition

By Sheldon M. Cohen

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226 pages

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Description

This book examines the justifications of the use of armed force and their limits, as well as the law of war. It is a moral enquiry and adopts an interdisciplinary approach. The divergence between legality and morality, and its significance, is one of the underlying themes of the book.

Table of Contents

1. Morality and International Law 2. The 1907 Hague Conventions 3. The Justification of War 4. Strategic Air War 5. Little Wars 6. Nuclear War and Nuclear Deterrence

Subject Categories

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HISTORY / General