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Humanism

Richard Tuck

in The Rights of War and Peace: Political Thought and the International Order from Grotius to Kant

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248148
eISBN:
9780191697715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248148.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Ideas about war and peace which were current in late sixteenth-century Europe fell into two sharply differentiated traditions: the ‘humanist’ and the ‘scholastic’. This chapter deals with the ... More


Germany, Pacifism and Peace Enforcement

Anja Dalgaard-Nielsen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072680
eISBN:
9781781701386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072680.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book is about the transformation of Germany's security and defence policy in the time between the 1991 Gulf War and the 2003 war against Iraq. It traces and explains the reaction of Europe's ... More


Alberico Gentili and the Ottomans

Noel Malcolm

in The Roman Foundations of the Law of Nations: Alberico Gentili and the Justice of Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599875
eISBN:
9780191595813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599875.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter offers a nuanced reading of Gentili's stance on the Ottoman empire, linking his doctrine of pre-emptive strikes with his stance on religion and theology and his alleged separation ... More


Scholasticism

Richard Tuck

in The Rights of War and Peace: Political Thought and the International Order from Grotius to Kant

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248148
eISBN:
9780191697715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248148.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter deals with the scholastic theories about war. It looks at Juan Luis de Molina, and traces the roots of his ideas among the jurists and theologians of the Middle Ages. Molina's views ... More


On Fear-Induced Aggression

Ned Dobos

in Ethics, Security, and The War-Machine: The True Cost of the Military

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198860518
eISBN:
9780191892554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860518.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Wherever there is a military establishment, there is a possibility that it will provoke the very thing that it is meant to deter. A foreign enemy might be driven to attack us not despite our armed ... More


LBJ's Other War

Jeremy Salt

in The Unmaking of the Middle East: A History of Western Disorder in Arab Lands

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255517
eISBN:
9780520934757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255517.003.0011
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter describes the events leading to the 1967 war between Israel and Egypt. It discusses Israel's frequent threat of launching pre-emptive strikes against Arab targets and Egyptian President ... More


Rabbinic Typology of War

Reuven Firestone

in Holy War in Judaism: The Fall and Rise of a Controversial Idea

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860302
eISBN:
9780199950621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860302.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The rabbis developed two rabbinic instruments designed to prevent the instigation of holy war after the destruction of the Temple. One was to categorize all biblical wars into categories and then ... More


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