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Just War or Just Peace?

Humanitarian Intervention and International Law (Oxford Monographs in International Law)

by Simon Chesterman

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages328
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Open LibraryOL7404117M
ISBN 10019925799X
ISBN 109780199257997

After introducing Saint Augustine as a peace, rather than just war, theorist, we expand on Augustine’s conception of universal peace as laid out in De Civitate Dei Contra Paganos (City of God. The reality is that just peace has long been a potent force in the church’s history, despite the prevailing power of just war. The conference should build on this very real legacy. To be sure, the Roman Catholic Church has, at times, sided with dictatorships and other repressive regimes.

War and Peace opens in the Russian city of St. Petersburg in , as Napoleon’s conquest of western Europe is just beginning to stir fears in Russia. Many of the novel’s characters are introduced at a society hostess’s party, among them Pierre Bezukhov, the socially awkward but likeable illegitimate son of a rich count, and Andrew Bolkonski, the intelligent and ambitious son of a Cited by: War and Peace Leo Tolstoy, ‘Well, Prince, so Genoa and Lucca are now just family estates of the Buonapartes. But I warn you, if you don’t tell me that this means war, if you still try to defend the infamies and horrors perpetrated by that AntichristI really believe he is AntichristI will have nothing more to do with you and you.

Just War or Just Peace? 作者: Chesterman, Simon 出版社: Oxford Univ Pr 出版年: 页数: 定价: $ 装帧: Pap ISBN: 豆瓣评分. These words from the St. Petersburg society hostess Anna Pavlovna Scherer brilliantly open War and Peace in Book One, Chapter 1, establishing a dual focus on the wartime idea of Napoleonic aggression and the peacetime idea of conversation at a high-society lines immediately attune us to the fact that war and peace are constantly interwoven in the novel, as military maneuvers go.


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Just War or Just Peace? by Simon Chesterman Download PDF EPUB FB2

The question of the legality of humanitarian intervention is, at first blush, a simple one. The Charter of the United Nations clearly prohibits the use of force, with the only exceptions being self-defence and enforcement actions authorized by the Security Council.

There are, however, long-standing arguments that a right of unilateral intervention pre-existed the Charter. While an old doctrine of Just War exists, surprisingly little conceptual thinking has gone into what constitutes a Just Peace. This book presents various — and at times conflicting — viewpoints on this question of Just Peace from perspectives originating in political science, history, international law, political philosophy, cultural studies, and theology, as well as from a policy perspective.

Just the War and Just the Peace are both an homage to Tolstoy as well as works of social commentary on literature and war. Created by separating Tolstoy's original work into two volumes (the war parts and the peace parts), these two stand-alone novels present 5/5.

Simon is the author or editor of eighteen books, including One Nation Under Surveillance, Just War or Just Peace. and You, The People. He is also the author of the young adult trilogy: Raising Arcadia, Simon Chesterman is a Professor and Dean of the /5(11). "Just and Unjust Peace is an important guide for responsible action in the wake of massive violations of justice." --Miroslav Volf, Books & Culture "Just and Unjust Peace is a book of optimism, of hope, of insistently seeing the glass as half full.

Humane but not fatuous or sappy, it is the exit ramp off Apocalypse by: The authors speak from a just-war moral perspective to provide Christians with expert and accessible answers to more than one hundred common questions concerning the ethics of issues of war and peace at the forefront of current events, an informed Christian response is needed.

This timely volume, War, Peace, and Christianity: Questions and Answers from a Just War Perspective answers Brand: Crossway. This book is a contribution to the Christian ethics of war and peace.

It advances peacebuilding as a needed challenge to and expansion Just War or Just Peace? book the traditional framework of just-war theory and s: 1. This book asks whether states have the right to intervene in foreign civil conflicts for humanitarian reasons.

The UN Charter prohibits state aggression, but many argue that such a right exists as an exception to this rule. Offering a thorough analysis of this issue, the book puts NATO's action in Kosovo in its proper legal perspective. The 2nd edition of Helen Frowe’s work “The Ethics of War and Peace.

An Introduction” was published by Routledge in Frowe is Professor of Practical Philosophy at the University of Stockholm and director of the Stockholm Centre for the Ethics of War and Peace.

The pages volume covers in the first 5. Just War is a concept that governs the conditions under which a war can be waged and how it can be waged. Increasingly, it also handles the post-war issues of legal claims about war crimes committed previously.

The theory of Just War is known in variant forms since antiquity and several versions exist within both religious and philosophical.

The just war tradition is central to the practice of international relations, in questions of war, peace, and the conduct of war in the contemporary world, but surprisingly few scholars have questioned the authority of the tradition as a source of moral guidance for modern statecraft. Book ID of Just War Or Just Peace?'s Books is DNUPcfTOIJEC, Book which was written bySimon Chestermanhave ETAG "JeuJee5wdpE" Book which was published by Oxford University Press on Demand since have ISBNs, ISBN 13 Code is and ISBN 10 Code is X.

The New Interventionism: Threats to international peace and security and Security Council actions under Chapter VII of the UN Charter 5.

Passing the Baton: The delegation of Security Council enforcement powers from Kuwait to Kosovo 6. Just War or Just Peace. Humanitarian intervention, inhumanitarian non-intervention and other peace strategies.

This book rewrites the history of Christian peace ethics. Christian reflection on reducing violence or overcoming war has roots in ancient Roman philosophy and eventually grew to influence modern international law. This historical overview begins with Cicero, the source of Christian authors like Augustine and Thomas Aquinas.

It is highly debatable whether Augustine had a systematic interest in. The Just Peace Church vision is a hallmark of United Church of Christ theological identity.

For 30 years, the Just Peace Church pronouncement has inspired a grassroots movement of UCC congregations committed to corporately naming and boldly proclaiming a public identity as a justice-doing, peace-seeking church.

The Just Peace pronouncement articulated the UCC position on war and peace. --Just war/just defence today / J-Y. Calvez. --Topics for reflection on the theme of just war / M.B. Chorâo. --Peacemaking in the post-just war age / E.

Egan. --Just war, just defence. / J. Etienne. --On the future of the just defence tradition / F. van Iersel. --The just war theory: a wolf in sheep's clothing. / A. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

War and injustice shatter the mosaic, which can only be made whole again by planning and actively pursuing peace. The young visionary's essays, poetry, and photographs appear throughout the book. Jimmy Carter has written a special foreword for the book.

Just as important to the book and enlightening to the reader are Mattie's many correspondences.5/5(5). This book is a contribution to the Christian ethics of war and peace.

It advances peacebuilding as a needed challenge to and expansion of the traditional framework of just-war theory and pacifism. It builds on a critical reading of historical landmarks from the Bible through Augustine, Aquinas, the Reformers, Christian peace movements, and key modern figures like Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Reinhold Brand: Fortress Press.

Hugo Grotius, inmanaged to separate Just War thinking from religious traditions, instead arguing in his book On the Rights of War and Peace, that it was part of universal, natural law.

Grotius tackled the issues in depth, and was the first to seriously consider the problem of pre-emptive strike, which has been so prominent in the war in. This is what makes St. Augustine say (Contra Faustum, XXII, 75): "The natural order, which would have peace amongst men, requires that the decision and power to declare war should belong to princes." In the second place, there must be a just cause; that is to say, those attacked must have, by a fault, deserved to be attacked.A Just Peace approach offers a vision and an ethic to build peace as well as to prevent, defuse, and to heal the damage of violent conflict.

This ethic includes a commitment to human dignity and thriving relationships, with specific criteria, virtues, and practices to guide our actions. Just peace theory begins with the idea that peacemaking, peacekeeping, and peace building is a day-by-blessed-day proposition.

Unlike just war .