Nuclear Deterrence, Morality and Realism by John FinnisNuclear Deterrence, Morality and Realism by John Finnis

Nuclear Deterrence, Morality and Realism

byJohn Finnis, Joseph Boyle, Germain Grisez

Paperback | April 30, 1999

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Nuclear deterrence requires objective ethical analysis. In providing it, the authors face realities - the Soviet threat, possible nuclear holocaust, strategic imperatives - but they also unmask moral evasions - deterrence cannot be bluff, pure counterforce, the lesser (or greater) evil, or astep towards disarmament. They conclude that the deterrent is unjustifiable and examine the new question of conscience that this raises for everyone.
John Finnis is at University College, Oxford. Joseph Boyle is at University of Toronto.
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Title:Nuclear Deterrence, Morality and RealismFormat:PaperbackPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198247915

ISBN - 13:9780198247913

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'probably the most important book in this field [for] ten years ... rigorous yet highly readable.'International Affairs