TitleThe ethics of war : Shared problems in different traditions / edited by Richard Sorabji and David Rodin
Imprint Aldershot : Ashgate, c2006
Descript ix, 253 p. ; 24 cm


Just war from ancient origins to the conquistadors debate and its modern relevance -- The just war of Eastern Christians and the holy war of the crusaders -- Conceptions of justice in war: From grotius to modern times -- Arguments concerning resistance in contemporary Islam -- War and reason in maimonides and averroes -- The ethics of war: Judaism -- Just war in the Mahabharata -- The ethics of asymmetric war -- Preventive war and the killing of the innocent -- War, humanitarian intervention and human rights -- Culture, the enemy and the moral restraint of war -- Application of just war criteria in the period 1959-89 -- Britain's wars since 1945

War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Cross-cultural studies Just war doctrine -- Cross-cultural studies

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