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Failures of Just War Theory

F. M. Kamm

in The Moral Target: Aiming at Right Conduct in War and Other Conflicts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199897520
eISBN:
9780199950249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199897520.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses in detail the issues of conduct during war, including the morality of killing combatants in war. The first section considers whether the DDE is an accurate guide to conduct in ... More


On the Most Fundamental Principle of Morality

Joseph Boyle

in Reason, Morality, and Law: The Philosophy of John Finnis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199675500
eISBN:
9780191757228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675500.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter explores John Finnis' several formulations of the most fundamental principle of morality. The best known is that one should always choose and otherwise will consistently choose morality ... More


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