Arms and Judgment:

Arms and Judgment

"Law, Morality, and the Conduct of War in the Twentieth Century", 1st Edition

By Sheldon M. Cohen


226 pages

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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

Preface -- Morality and International Law -- The 1907 Hague Conventions -- The justification of War -- Strategic Air War -- Little Wars -- Nuclear War and Nuclear Deterrence

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General