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The Just War: Force and Political Responsibility

Force and Political Responsibility

by Paul Ramsey

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Published by Littlefield Adams .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian theology,
  • Ethics & moral philosophy,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Theory of warfare & military science,
  • General,
  • Philosophy / Political,
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages524
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9407804M
    ISBN 100822630141
    ISBN 109780822630142

    Proportionality - The proportionality of the use of force in a war. The degree of allowable force used in the war must be measured against the force required to correct the Just cause and limited by Just Intention (see Jus Ad Bellum). 2. Discrimination-The combatants discriminate between combatants and noncombatants. Innocent, nonmilitary. just war theorists trailing humbly along behind. During the aftermath of World War II, a consensus began to emerge that a set of just war principles, which coincided closely 90#with the law as codified in the United Nations Charter and the Geneva Conventions, provided the correct account of the morality of war. Both just war theory and the lawFile Size: KB.

      To establish that there is a duty to criticise, let us first consider the potential positive reasons for engaging in diplomatic criticism. These reasons help to provide the prima facie case for often pursuing diplomatic criticism over other options and, in doing so, help to defend the case for diplomatic criticism as a desirable option under the comparative conditions of Just War Theory, such Cited by: "Nadia Schadlow's War and the Art of Governance is a must read for any senior political or military official trying to understand how to turn military interventions into successful and enduring political outcomes—and for anyone aspiring to these positions Quite simply, this is a timely and brilliant book.

      A penetrating investigation into moral and ethical questions raised by war, drawing on examples from antiquity to the present Just and Unjust Wars has forever changed how we think about the ethics of conflict. In this modern classic, political philosopher Michael Walzer examines the moral issues that arise before, during, and after the wars we fight. philosopher Michael Walzer, whose work on the just war idea initiated the revival of this idea as a focus for moral consideration of the use of military force. Ramsey, in a chapter titled “The Ethics of Intervention” in his book, The Just War,1 writing in the historical context of the early years ofCited by: 1.


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The Just War: Force and Political Responsibility by Paul Ramsey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Characterized by a sophisticated yet backtobasics approach, The Just War begins with the assumption that force is a fact in political life which must either be reckoned with or succumbed to. It then grapples with modern challenges to traditional moral principles of _just conduct_ in war, the _morality of deterrence,_ and a _just war theory of Cited by: Recent conflicts, such as the Persian Gulf War of the s and the war against the Taliban in Afghanistan in show that the idea of what constitutes a 'just war' The Just War: Force and Political Responsibility book a crucial issue in politics and ethics today.

With a new foreword by noted theologian and ethicist Stanley Hauerwas, this classic text on war and the ethics of modern statecraft written at the height of the Vietnam era in.

OCLC Number: Description: xxi, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Part One: Political ethics --The uses of power --The ethics of intervention --What Americans ordinarily think about justice in war --Pacem in terris --Selective conscientious objection --Part Two: The morality of war --Justice in war --The case for making "just war" possible --The Hatfields and the Coys --Turn toward just war.

The Just War book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Recent conflicts, such as the Persian Gulf War of the s and the war /5.

Since its first appearance in Paul Ramsey's The Just War has established itself as a reference point in the Christian discussion of war and deterrence in the English-speaking world. Ramsey thinks with searching intensity, and demands a great deal of his readers in thoughtfulness and concentration.

Buy The Just War: Force and Political Responsibility by Paul Ramsey online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Characterized by a sophisticated yet back-to-basics approach, The Just War begins with the assumption that force is a fact in political life which must either be reckoned with or succumbed to.

It then grapples with modern challenges to traditional moral principles of "just conduct" in war, the "morality of deterrence," and a "just war theory of Cited by: Characterized by a sophisticated yet back-to-basics approach, his analysis begins with the assumption that force is a fact in political life which must either be reckoned with or succumbed to.

He then grapples with modern challenges to traditional moral principles of 'just conduct' in war, the 'morality of deterrence,' and a 'just war theory of. Just war theory (Latin: jus bellum justum) is a doctrine, also referred to as a tradition, of military ethics studied by military leaders, theologians, ethicists and policy purpose of the doctrine is to ensure war is morally justifiable through a series of criteria, all of which must be met for a war to be considered criteria are split into two groups: "right to go to war.The just war: force and political responsibility / Paul Ramsey Scribner New York Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

War is not violence and killing, pure and simple; war is controlled violence, for a purpose. The purpose of war is to support your government's decisions by force.

The purpose is never to kill the enemy just to be killing him but to make him do what you want him to by: Ramsey, Paul, The Just War: Force and Political Responsibility (Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, ), 20 Glanville, Luke, “ The Antecedents of ‘Sovereignty as Responsibility’,” European Journal of International Relati no.

2 (), –55Cited by: 2. In this book, Coady re-examines a range of urgent problems pertinent to political violence against the background of a contemporary approach to just war thinking.

The problems examined include: the right to make war and conduct war, terrorism, revolution, humanitarianism, mercenary warriors, the ideal of peace and the right way to end by: 9. Broadly speaking, Just War Theory holds that a nation can go to war only in response to the impetus of a “just cause,” with force as a “last resort,” after all other non-military options have been considered and tried — with its decision to go to war motivated by “good intentions,” with the aim of bringing about a.

Paul Ramsey is a member of the Center of Theological Inquiry, Princeton, New Jersey. He is Harrington Spear Paine Professor of Religion, Emeritus, Princeton University. His books include The Just War: Force and Political Responsibility () and War and the Christian Conscience: How Shall Modern War Be Conducted Justly.

().Cited by: 7. The Just War Theory forum is an open resource for everyone concerned with issues of war, peace, justice, and reason. An open invitation to web discussions on the conditions of Just War Theory is extended to all.

Especially discussion concerning the United States policy towards Iraq. Please join us and share your views. The Just War Theory forum is connected to InterQuest: Introducing. Expanding Responsibility for the Just War: A Feminist Critique, Rosemary Kellison (Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, ), pp., $ cloth, $ eBook.

Rosemary Kellison’s new book builds on the growing body of feminist just war scholarship to pose a critique of the just war tradition that draws on a relational theory of autonomy.

Abstract. This book is not only about Just War Theory. Rather, it is a collection of essays by leading international historians who have analyzed how wars in the modern age have been justified in different political, economic and cultural contexts.

1 It starts from the premise that wars have always been with us. Each essay is placed in historical context with the intention to question whether Cited by: 6. On Feb 2., Dr. Michael Walzer, Professor Emeritus of Social Science at the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study, explained the international doctrine of “responsibility to protect” using the Syrian civil war as a case study.

Walzer gave the Government Department’s Sullivan Lecture in Copley Formal Lounge. The Sullivan Lecture is an annual lecture series. Smith builds his new book, The Utility of Force: The Art of War in the Modern World, around the oft-cited Clausewitzian argument that war and politics are deeply interrelated.

He weds a detailed discussion of how the structure of the modern military organization has evolved over the past two centuries to this insight about war and politics. Downloadable! This paper analyzes the Responsibility to protect principle as the paradigm that reinforces the just war theory in the current international relations.

The importance of this analysis is given by the fact that in the current change of source of international conflicts, the Responsibility to protect principle affirms the responsibility of the international community to protect all.Matt Domsalla SAASS /5 Just and Unjust Wars Precis.

In Just and Unjust Wars, the American political philosopher Michael Walzer from Princeton University aims to provide a book of practical morality and to “recapture the just war for political and moral theory.”Walzer looks to account for how citizens, not lawyers, argue about the moral dilemmas found in war.THE RESPONSIBILITY TO PROTECT.

A JUST WAR THEORY BASED ANALYSIS Theoretical article Keywords comprehensively the just war theory in the book Just and Unjust Wars (Walzer,p.

61). The “any use of force or imminent threat of force by one state against the political sovereignty orFile Size: KB.