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Philosophical perspectives on the 'War on Terrorism'

Gail M Presbey


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  • Title:
    Philosophical perspectives on the 'War on Terrorism'
  • Author: Gail M Presbey
  • Description: Terrorism analyzed. New reign of terror : the politics of defining weapons of mass destruction and terrorism / Enforced homogeneity or mutual difference? : Luce Irigaray, the war on terrorism, and international peace / Responsibility and/in crisis / Democracy as a remedy for terrorism. Jihad or the beloved community? : Benjamin R. Barber on terrorism and global democracy / Violence, power, and identity : what are the conditions of terrorism? / Crisis, terror, and tyranny : on the anti-democratic logic of empire / United States' "War on Terrorism". Bush's national security strategy : a critique of United States' neo-imperialis / Would the United States doctrine of preventive war be justified as a United Nations doctrine? / Is the United States led occupation of Iraq part of the "war on terror"? / Mortal God to which we owe our peace and defense / Consequentialism, negative responsibility, and sacrifice : moral dilemmas posed by the post September 11th "shootdown" policy / Jessica Lynch : multiple images, multiple realities / Terrorism case studies. Russia, Chechnya, and the global war against terrorism / Ethics of terrorism and the case of Colombia / Terrorism and deterrent violence : a critique of Israel's justification of military violence / Role of Central Asia in the "war against terrorism" / Securing human rights through war and peace : from paradox to opportunity / Ethics of war. Dilemmas of intervention : human rights and neo-colonialism / War and peace in Christian tradition : why I am an engaged Christian pacifist / Emmanuel Levinas : from "innocent violences" to the ethical "just war" /
  • Local Note: Editor, Gail M. Presbey, is University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) fulltime faculty.
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Publisher: Amsterdam Netherlands ; New York : Rodopi
  • Format: xxi, 490 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9789042021969 (pbk.);ISBN 9042021969 (pbk.);ISBN 9042021977;ISBN 9789042021976
  • Subjects: War on Terrorism, 2001-2009 -- Moral and ethical aspects; War on Terrorism, 2001-2009 -- Political aspects; Terrorism; Terrorismus; Bekämpfung; Politische Philosophie; Opération Liberté immuable, 2001- -- Aspect moral; Opération Liberté immuable, 2001- -- Aspect politique; United States -- Foreign relations -- 21st century
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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