I The Traditional Theory of the Just War

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The traditional theory of the just war comprises two sets of principles, one governing the resort to war and the other governing the conduct of war. One of the central pillars of the traditional theory is that the two set of principles are, in Michael Walzer ’ s words, “ logically independent. It is perfectly possible for a just war to be fought unjustly and for an unjust war to be fought in strict.

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Jeff McMahan
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