David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Hypatia 23 (2):pp. 122-140 (2008)
In this essay, Robin May Schott criticizes leading proponents of just war theory and introduces the notion of justifiable but illegitimate violence. Instead of legitimating some wars as just, it is better to acknowledge that both the situation of war and moral judgments about war are ambiguous. Schott raises the questions: What are alternative narratives of war? And what are alternative narratives to war? Such narratives are necessary for addressing the concepts of evil and of witnessing in the ethical discourse after Auschwitz.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
Claudia F. Card (ed.) (1999). Feminist Ethics and Politics. University Press of Kansas.
Jean Bethke Elshtain (ed.) (1992). Just War Theory. New York University Press.
Immanuel Kant (2007). Idea for a Universal History with a Cosmopolitan Aim (1784). In , Anthropology, History, and Education. Cambridge University Press.
Immanuel Kant (1996). Religion and Rational Theology. Cambridge University Press.
Immanuel Kant (1979/1992). The Conflict of the Faculties =. University of Nebraska Press.
Citations of this work BETA
Claudia Card (2012). Surviving Long-Term Mass Atrocities1. Midwest Studies in Philosophy 36 (1):35-52.
Similar books and articles
Gaoshan Zuo (2007). Just War and Justice of War: Reflections on Ethics of War. [REVIEW] Frontiers of Philosophy in China 2 (2):280-290.
Mary Kaldor (2006). The "New War" in Iraq. Theoria 53 (109):1-27.
Tarik Kochi (2009). The Other's War: Recognition and the Violence of Ethics. Birkbeck Law Press.
John Langan (1984). The Elements of St. Augustine's Just War Theory. Journal of Religious Ethics 12 (1):19 - 38.
Robin May Schott (1996). Gender and "Postmodern War". Hypatia 11 (4):19 - 29.
Kevin Carnahan (2008). Perturbations of the Soul and Pains of the Body: Augustine on Evil Suffered and Done in War. Journal of Religious Ethics 36 (2):269-294.
Steven Metz & Phillip R. Cuccia (eds.) (2011). Defining War for the 21st Century. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads24 ( #78,580 of 1,140,280 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #142,694 of 1,140,280 )
How can I increase my downloads?