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Morality and Contemporary Warfare

by James Turner Johnson

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Practical & applied ethics,
  • Theory of warfare & military science,
  • Military Science,
  • Philosophy,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Military - General,
  • Political Science / International Security

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9422144M
    ISBN 100300091044
    ISBN 109780300091045

    Former Hearst executive Eden Collinsworth explores the fluid lines of morality today in her new book. The other side of the argument is that it is a more moral way of dealing with warfare. Gen. Restricted Warfare: Ethics and Morality in Modern Warfare. The Ethics of War In recent years, the world has seen a sharp rise in wars across the globe. What was meant to be the first century not scarred by war quickly turned into a bloodbath in the wake of terrorist attacks in the United States and Europe.

    The protocols of modern warfare, including targeted killing, enhanced interrogations, mass electronic surveillance and the virtualisation of war have changed the moral landscape and brought diverse new interactions with politics, law, religion, ethics and technology. The book focuses on the moral norms, procedures and outcomes of military. Moral Dilemmas of Modern War: Torture, Assasination and Blackmail in an Age of Asymmetric Conflict / Edition 1 "This is a must-read book for everyone interested in the question of morality and modern war. Gross's focus, asymmetric warfare, is the new face of armed conflict. "Gross is known for bringing a sharp intellect and a keen moral Price: $

    Kaplan, a contemporary exponent of foreign policy realism, seems to share Henry Luce’s misimpression that in the classic tradition of the West the moral life is reducible to the ethics of personal probity and interpersonal relationships, the implication being that issues of statecraft exist somewhere “outside” the moral .   In The Warrior, Military Ethics and Contemporary Warfare, Pauline M. Kaurin sets out to devise a new approach to thinking about military ethics and, crucially, to teaching it to cadets and soldiers. Her basic assumption, and hence the rationale of the book, contemporary warfare is "asymmetric" and the moral approach to fighting it has to be.


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To some, the title of this book - Morality and Contemporary Warfare - may seem as much an oxymoron as its subject matter - just war theory. Well, James T. Johnson is out to convince you that your wrong. Somewhere exactly in between hard-line interventionism and soft-line pacifism lies the cool, tempered and thoughtful (if still imperfect) moral Cited by:   Morality and Contemporary Warfare book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. When is the use of military force by a nation morally ju /5. "In Morality and Contemporary Warfare, Johnson offers a synthetic summary of the just-war ethic and engages new issues of Morality and Contemporary Warfare book and strategy.

This book will enrich the normative analysis of politics and war. I recommend it highly This is a very good book on an important topic."—J. Bryan Hehir, Commonweal. Morality and Contemporary Warfare by James Turner Johnson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Morality and Contemporary Warfare by Johnson, James Turner - AbeBooks.

In this thought-provoking book, James Turner Johnson refocuses the moral analysis of war on the real problems of today's armed conflicts. Moral debates about nuclear war and annihilation fail to address the problems of actual contemporary uses of military force, Johnson argues.

Morality and Contemporary Warfare by James Turner Johnson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(17). Book Description.

Supported by genuine historical cases, this book argues that certain new technologies in warfare can not only be justified within the current framework of the just war theory, but that their use is mandatory from a moral perspective.

Technological developments raise questions about the manner in which wars ought to be fought. Buy Morality and Contemporary Warfare by Johnson, James Turner (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Free UK delivery on eligible s: 1. In particular it analyzes: ¢ what happens when morality vanishes from the battlefield and why torture is endemic in modern warfare; ¢ how human rights, in times of war, lose meaning as a set of principles; ¢ whether official propaganda and enemy demonization make barbaric behaviour easier; ¢ how we can develop cultures opposed to torture.

Get this from a library. Morality and contemporary warfare. [James Turner Johnson] -- In this study, James Turner Johnson refocuses the moral analysis of war on the real problems of today's armed conflicts.

He argues that moral debates about nuclear war and annihilation fail to. Get this from a library. Morality & contemporary warfare. [James Turner Johnson] -- "When is the use of military force by a nation morally justified.

Why has the long accepted moral requirement to protect civilians from intentional attack eroded in recent years. How can the tendency. In chapters 8 and 9 -- which begin the second part of the book -- Fisher discusses the changing nature of warfare and the morally salient characteristics of modern wars, such as the morality of preventive warfare and torture.

In this second part of the book, Fisher's background in civil service serves him well. Clausewitz, a Prussian general who fought against Napoleon, quite literally wrote the book on war.

Published ina year after his death, On War is regarded by military experts even today as the definitive study of warfare. His ideas remain widely taught in military schools, and are, more than ever, essential to the modern strategist.

James Turner Johnson has 27 books on Goodreads with ratings. James Turner Johnson’s most popular book is Morality and Contemporary Warfare. Fala galera, vídeo novo no canal. Dessa vez, tive que carregar um carioca e não foi o Romullo apresento a vocês o mais novo da turma: o Gono, ou. MORALITY AND MODERN WARFARE: The State of the Question.

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The ruthless modern weaponry of powerful nations is pitted against the. Morality and Contemporary Warfare, by James Turner JohnsonIt is a truism that generals always prepare to fight the previous war.

The memory of the past so shapes military thinking that the new challenges of future conflicts are frequently obscured. In a similar way, moral thinking about war is to a large degree focused not on the shape of future conflicts, but on the moral.

Book Review: Morality and Contemporary Warfare By James Turner Johnson. Yale University Press, pp. It is a truism that generals always prepare to fight the previous war.

The memory of the past so shapes military thinking that the new challenges of future conflicts are frequently obscured. For centuries this neoclassical synthesis served the needs of European elites, and echoes of it are still heard in contemporary justifications for ing a careful reconsideration of what the classical sources tell us about Western thinking on fundamental questions of war and peace, The Origins of Western Warfare makes a lasting.

Michael Gross’s book Moral Dilemmas of Modern War considers how asymmetric warfare—which characterizes the U.S. targeted killing program—shapes the obligations of both sides to abide by noncombatant immunity. In Chapters 7 and 8 of his volume, Gross argues that while the principles of both distinction and proportionality should always.

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Technological developments raise questions about the .