Just Wars? The Problem of Dirty Hands
Lecture no. 35 from the course: The Modern Political Tradition: Hobbes to Habermas
Taught by Professor Lawrence Cahoone | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
Revisit the topic of the ethics of war, which was touched upon earlier in the course. First, review the three active philosophical positions—pacifism, realism, and just war theory—then look at Michael Walzer’s version of just war theory and his take on recent wars from a moral perspective.