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Read online Arguing About War.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Arguing About War Michael Walzer is one of the world s most eminent philosophers on the subject of war and ethics Now for the first time since his classic i Just and Unjust Wars i was published almost three decades ago this volume brings together his most provocative arguments about contemporary military conflicts and the ethical issues they raise The essays in the book are divided into three sections The first deals with issues such as humanitarian intervention emergency ethics and terrorism The second consists of Walzer s responses to particular wars including the first Gulf War Kosovo Afghanistan and Iraq And the third presents an essay in which Walzer imagines a future in which war might play a less significant part in our lives In his introduction Walzer reveals how his thinking has changed over time Written during a period of intense debate over the proper use of armed force this book gets to the heart of difficult problems and argues persuasively for a moral perspective on wa by Michael Walzer

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Arguing About War
Title:Arguing About War
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ISBN:0300109784
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Number of Pages:224
Category:Philosophy, Non fiction, Politics, War, Essays, International relations
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Exodus and Revolution, The Revolution of the Saints: A Study in the Origins of Radical Politics, On Toleration, Politics and Passion: Toward a More Egalitarian Liberalism, Arguing About War, The Paradox of Liberation: Secular Revolutions and Religious Counterrevolutions, Spheres of Justice: A Defense of Pluralism and Equality, Just and Unjust Wars: A Moral Argument With Historical Illustrations, In God's Shadow: Politics in the Hebrew Bible, Thick and Thin: Moral Argument at Home and Abroad
i The Revolution of the Saints i is a study both historical and sociological of the radical political response of the Puritans to disorder It interprets and analyzes Calvinism as the first modern expression of an unremitting determination to transform on the basis of an ideology the existing political and moral order Michael Walzer examines in detail the circumstances and ideological options of the Puritan intelligentsia and gentry He sees Puritanism in sharp contrast to some generally accepted views as the political theory of intellectuals and gentlemen attempting to create a new government and society, Distinguished political philosopher Michael Walzer offers a provocative reappraisal of the core tenets of liberalism Ranging over contested issues including multiculturalism pluralism difference civil society and racial and gender justice he suggest ways in which liberal theory might be revised to make it more hospitable to the claims of equality br An elegant and probing critique of contemporary liberal thought G John Ikenberry i Foreign Affairs br i With his usual originality clarity depth and intelligent judgments Michael Walzer offers a perspective on political life that reveals serious inadequacies in standard liberal views and points to directions of change Robert Dahl Sterling Professor Emeritus Yale University, b A thought provoking reflection on why secular national liberation movements are so often challenged by militant religious revivals b br br Many of the successful campaigns for national liberation in the years following World War II were initially based on democratic and secular ideals Once established however the newly independent nations had to deal with entirely unexpected religious fierceness Michael Walzer one of America s foremost political thinkers examines this perplexing trend by studying India Israel and Algeria three nations whose founding principles and institutions have been sharply attacked by three completely different groups of religious revivalists Hindu militants ultra Orthodox Jews and messianic Zionists and Islamic radicals In his provocative well reasoned discussion Walzer asks Why have these secular democratic movements been unable to reproduce their political culture beyond one or two generations In a postscript he compares the difficulties of contemporary secularism to the successful establishment of secular politics in the early American republic thereby making an argument for American exceptionalism but gravely noting that we may be less exceptional today, No description available