Essays Tagged: "Just war theory"

Ehtical look at war.

thics of getting involved in the first place. When evaluating war three theories have beenfollowed: Just war theory, Realism, Pacifism. When thinking in term of the Just War Theoryseveral guidelines a ... t War Theoryseveral guidelines are answered first. Within the theory it is broken down further into Justice ofresorting to war, the right conduct in the midst of battle, and justice during the final s ...

(6 pages) 199 2 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

When is war justified?

When is war justified?Only those of legitimate authority may justly lead its country into war. This tenet disall ... ying war for the purpose of economic gain, land acquisition, or strategic position. If war is to be justly initiated just cause, usually humanitarian, must first exist.Two specific conditions are nece ... e an appropriate response. After a decision has been make from those premises, war could morally be justified and action should be taken. However, indirect aggression is the most difficult premise to ...

(3 pages) 85 1 4.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

'DISCUSS THE WAR ON IRAQ AT A BALANCED VIEW' - Could this essay possibly fit into a category like WAR AND ETHICS?

Conflict's - War on Iraq at a balanced viewJust War TheoryAfter a few attempts of outlining the rules of a "Just War" Thomas Aquinas finally pr ... Just War" Thomas Aquinas finally presented his version and it seemed the most acceptable.You have a just cause, said Aquinas, when you are defending yourself. You have to have right authority (be a go ... urself. You have to have right authority (be a government), you need to have a right intention (not just love violence), you need to have a good outcome (more good should result than the evil of viole ...

(7 pages) 302 1 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

If I were called to fight a war tomorrow, I would... (Sikhism - Religion, war and ethics)

nd my responsibility as a British citizen. Initially, one of the widely appreciated versions of the Just War Theory is the Thomas Aquinas version. The five principles outlined by this great philosophe ... sion. The five principles outlined by this great philosopher are as follows:·There must be a just cause - e.g. land being seized or innocents being killed.·There must be a right intentio ...

(8 pages) 93 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Can Terrorism Ever Be Justified? If So How? If Not, Why Not?

Martin AllanIPM0630Can Terrorism Ever Be Justified? If So How? If Not, Why Not?Terrorism is the deliberate and systematic murder, maiming, an ... . This paper shall take precedence with the highly contested issue of whether terrorism can ever be justified. In what follows I shall endeavour to explore a number of issues that confront academics w ... nfront academics when discussing the judgement of terrorism. Primarily, a comprehensive analysis of just war theory shall be undertaken to see if acts of terrorism can accommodate its citation. A part ...

(13 pages) 389 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Dirty Wars

ent issues regarding war. Issues brought up in the film revolved around freedom, democracy, war and justice. I believe these issues are caused by the amount of control the government has and the misus ... roversial however, they are affecting our society and it is imperative that they are understood.The just war theory deals with the right to go to war and the conduct of war itself. According to this t ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers