After the terror: A book and further thoughts [Book Review]

The Journal of Ethics 7 (2):161-181 (2003)
There are great goods desired by all of us, and the lack of themmakes for bad lives. One sample of bad African lives involves aloss of 20 million years of living time. The questions raised bythese and other facts are to be answered by the Principle ofHumanity, about bad lives and rationality. It is superior tomorality of relationship and all else, and in a way is undeniable.The principle together with other things issues in six propositions.One gives us a moral responsibility, our politicians at our head,for the terrorism of September 11. To be ordinary is not to beinnocent. Another proposition is that the Palestinians have a moralright to their terrorism. The latter proposition can be given stillmore support than in the book from which this paper derives.
Keywords bad lives  great goods  hierarchic democracy  loss of living time  morality of relationship  Palestinian moral right  Principle of Humanity  terrorism
Categories (categorize this paper)
Reprint years 2004
DOI 10.1023/A:1022947208226
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
Edit this record
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Mark as duplicate
Request removal from index
Revision history
Download options
Our Archive

Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 32,634
Through your library
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA
Language and Globalization.Norman Fairclough - 2009 - Semiotica 2009 (173):317-342.
Violence and Publicity: Constructions of Political Responsibility After 9/11.Clive Barnett - 2009 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 12 (3):353-375.
The Trouble with Terror.Joseph Margolis - 2007 - Metaphilosophy 38 (5):551-577.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles
The Metaphysics of Death.John Martin Fischer (ed.) - 1993 - Stanford University Press.
Beyond Retribution.Richard M. Buck - 2004 - Social Philosophy Today 20:67-80.
Omission, Commission, and Blowback.Kevin Dodson - 2004 - Philosophy in the Contemporary World 11 (2):25-29.
September 11, Spectacles of Terror, and Media Manipulation: A Critique of Jihadist and Bush Media Politics.Douglas Kellner - 2003 - Logos. Anales Del Seminario de Metafísica [Universidad Complutense de Madrid, España] 2 (1):86-102.
Terrorism and the Uses of Terror.Jeremy Waldron - 2004 - The Journal of Ethics 8 (1):5-35.
Terrorism For Humanity.Ted Honderich - 2004 - Social Philosophy Today 20:15-39.
Added to PP index

Total downloads
15 ( #363,472 of 2,236,174 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #445,859 of 2,236,174 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Monthly downloads
My notes
Sign in to use this feature