9780495553229

Contemporary Moral Problems : War, Terrorism, and Torture

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495553229

  • ISBN10:

    0495553220

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/3/2008
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Eexcerpted chapters from the ninth edition of White Contemporary Moral Problems made available to provide readers with a brief anthology for ethical study of war, terrorism and torture. Supported with problem cases, an illuminating introductory essay, and study questions, this text will engage students in one of the most crucial moral debates of our time. Readings representing divergent viewpoints will challenge them to develop their own critical positions. This text is available either as a standalone reader or can be bundled with any other Wadsworth title.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Pacifism
The Conduct of Just and Limited War
The Terrorist+s Tacit Message
What Is Terrorism?
Questions Regarding a War on Terrorism
The War on Terrorism and the End of Human Rights
Problem Cases
Suggested Readings
Torture
Introduction
Torture
Torture and the Ticking Bomb
How to Interrogate Terrorists
Problem Cases
Suggested Readings
Index
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