Terrorism and International Justice

Paperback | April 15, 2003

EditorJames P. Sterba

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Since 9/11, we need to better understand the terrorism we face and reflect upon how we should best respond to it. Edited by James P. Sterba, this collection of new essays on terrorism and international justice focuses on three central questions: What is the nature and rhetoric of terrorism?Who are the terrorists and why do they hate? and What is a morally justified response to terrorism? Prominent philosophers and political thinkers--including Shannon E. French, Tomis Kapitan, Noam Chomsky, David B. Burrell, Robert L. Phillips, Zayn Kassam, Louis P. Pojman, Daniele Archibugi, IrisMarion Young, Claudia Card, Richard W. Miller, Martha C. Nussbaum, and Sterba himself--provide diverse perspectives on these and other related questions. The first post-9/11 collection of primarily philosophical articles on this topic, Terrorism and International Justice is ideal for courses inmoral problems and ethics, social and political philosophy, war and terrorism, international relations and foreign policy, and peace studies. It will also interest anyone who wants to delve more deeply into the philosophical issues of the post-9/11 world.

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Since 9/11, we need to better understand the terrorism we face and reflect upon how we should best respond to it. Edited by James P. Sterba, this collection of new essays on terrorism and international justice focuses on three central questions: What is the nature and rhetoric of terrorism?Who are the terrorists and why do they hate? a...

James P. Sterba is at University of Notre Dame.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 5.51 × 8.19 × 0.59 inPublished:April 15, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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PrefaceContributorsIntroductionPART I. What Is the Nature and Rhetoric of Terrorism?1. Shannon E. French: Murderers, Not Warriors: The Moral Distinction Between Terrorists and Legitimate Fighters in Asymmetric Conflicts2. Tomis Kapitan: The Terrorism of "Terrorism"PART II. Who Are the Terrorists, and Why Do They Hate?3. Noam Chomsky: Terror and Just Response4. David B. Burrell: Narratives Competing for Our Souls5. Robert L. Phillips: The War Against Pluralism6. Zayn Kassam: Can a Muslim Be a Terrorist?PART III. What Is a Morally Justified Response to Terrorism?7. Louis P. Pojman: The Moral Response to Terrorism and Cosmopolitanism8. Daniele Archibugi and Iris Marion Young: Envisioning a Global Rule of Law9. Claudia Card: Making War on Terrorism in Response to 9/1110. Richard W. Miller: Terrorism, War, and Empire11. James P. Sterba: Terrorism and International Justice12. Martha C. Nussbaum: Compassion and Terror