Terrorism: A Philosophical Enquiry by A. SchwenkenbecherTerrorism: A Philosophical Enquiry by A. Schwenkenbecher

Terrorism: A Philosophical Enquiry

byA. Schwenkenbecher

Hardcover | August 13, 2012

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This book engages with the most urgent philosophical questions pertaining to the problem of terrorism. What is terrorism? Could it ever be justified? Assuming that terrorism is just one of many kinds of political violence, the book denies that it is necessarily wrong and worse than war. In fact, it may be justifiable under certain circumstances.
ANNE SCHWENKENBECHER is a Lecturer in Philosophy at Murdoch University, School of Arts, Western Australia. She has previously held positions at the University of Melbourne and at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics at the Australian National University, Canberra. Her main research interests are in the ethics of war and ...
Title:Terrorism: A Philosophical EnquiryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:191 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.5 inPublished:August 13, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230363989

ISBN - 13:9780230363984

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction PART I: DEFINING 'TERRORISM' On The Current Debate On Defining Terrorism What Is Terrorism? PART II: ETHICS OF TERRORISM OR CAN TERRORISM EVER BE PERMISSIBLE? Innocents and Non-Innocents Terrorism Against Non-Innocents Terrorism Against Innocents Collateral Damage Concluding Remarks References Index