Interpretations of conflict : ethics, pacifism, and the just-war tradition /
|Author / Creator:||Miller, Richard Brian, 1953-|
|Imprint:||Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1991.|
|Description:||x, 294 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Subject:||War -- Moral and ethical aspects|
Just war doctrine
Just war doctrine.
War -- Moral and ethical aspects.
|URL for this record:||http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/1218417|
Table of Contents:
- Part 1. Preliminary Investigations Introduction: Pluralism and Moral Discourse
- The Lure of Self-Reflexivity Proceeding down the Low Road Terms for Interpretations of Conflict
- 1. Prior Intimations and Current Questions
- The Presumption against Harm Adumbrations and Approximations Nonmaleficence and Levels of Moral Discourse
- From Convergence to Further Inquiry
- Part 2. Roman Catholic and Protestant Approaches
- 2. The Just War and Civil Conflict: Changing Paradigms in Roman Catholic Social
- Ethics Moral Grammar in Transition
- The Classical Paradigm The Modern Paradigm
- The Just War The Modern Paradigm: Civil Conflict Justice, Friendship, and Otherness
- 3. Catholic Pacifism in the United States: Ethical Pluralism and the Problem of Tradition Elements of a Pacifist Ethic Rights-Based Pacifism Iconoclastic Pacifism
- The Problem of Tradition
- 4. Pacifism and Just-War Tenets: How Do They Diverge?
- The Point of Convergence Theological Criticisms of Just-War Tenets Ethical Criticisms of Just-War Tenets
- From Divergence to Convergence
- 5. A Protestant Protest and Transvaluation
- The Protestant Principle Repentance and Conventional Discourse about War
- The Objectivity of God's Sovereign, Immanent Activity
- The Transformative Tension between Theology and Ethics A Repoeticization of War
- Part 3. The Problem of Nuclear Deterrence
- 6. Love, Intention, and Proportion: Paul Ramsey on the Morality of Nuclear Deterrence Deterrence, Pacifism, and the Just War Agape, War, and Moral Discourse Morality and Nuclear Deterrence Intention: Thin or Think? Conclusion
- 7. The Morality of Nuclear Deterrence: Obstacles on the Road to Coherence Conventional Approaches to the Morality of Deterrence The Success Thesis
- The Just-War Thesis The Anticipatory Thesis
- The Argument from "Supreme Emergency"
- The Exceptionalist Thesis Conclusion
- Part 4. Practical Reasoning and Public Discourse
- 8. History, Moral Discourse, and the Problem of Ideology History: Didactic or Ideological?
- The Grammar of American Exceptionalism Comparative Justice and the Law of Nature Intertexualism and Nonsectarian Pacifism Rationalization and Counterideology
- 9. On Duty, Virtue, and the Interpretation of Conflict Plurality and Ambiguity Phronesis, Memory, and Nonmaleficence Against Realism and Confessionalism Can Pacifists and Just-War Theorists Tell a Just War?
- Epilogue: Pluralism and Irony