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Terrorism : a philosophical enquiry / Anne Schwenkenbecher
Bib ID 6149658
Format BookBook
Author
Schwenkenbecher, Anne, 1978-
 
Description Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012 
vii, 191 p. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 9780230363984
0230363989
Summary

"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"--

Full contents
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • 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
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Terrorism -- Philosophy.  |  Australian

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