Just and Unjust Wars: A Moral Argument with Historical Illustrations

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Product Details

Price
$18.99
Publisher
Basic Books
Publish Date
Pages
416
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.2 X 1.2 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780465052714

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About the Author

Michael Walzer is professor emeritus of social science at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, and the author of many widely heralded books, including Spheres of Injustice, Exodus and Revolution, and The Company of Critics.

Reviews

"A magnificent book, an honor to its writer...a book that makes for a return of civilized discussion of the question of the morality of war."-- New York Review of Books
"A passionate defense of the old principle of non-combatant immunity.... [Walzer] is both thorough and persuasive in his exploration of a very intricate subject."-- Washington Post
"A classic in the field."-- New York Times
"One of the most significant modern restatements of just-war thinking."-- Nation
"A clear, humane, and startingly original survey of the moral issues that complicate modern war-making."--Atlantic
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