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Confronting Evil in International Relations
Ethical Responses to Problems of Moral Agency
Edited by Renée Jeffery
 
 
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01 Jul 2008
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This book offers original essays on the subject of evil in international relations. It considers questions of moral agency associated with the perpetration of evil acts by individuals and groups in the international sphere, and the range of ethical responses the international community has available to it in the aftermath of large-scale evils.


Description

This book offers original essays on the subject of evil in international relations. It considers questions of moral agency associated with the perpetration of evil acts by individuals and groups in the international sphere, and the range of ethical responses the international community has available to it in the aftermath of large-scale evils.


Contents


The Problem of Evil in International Relations R.Jeffery
PART I: AGENCY AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR EVIL IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Individual Agency and Responsibility for Atrocity K.Ainley
Collective Evil and the Eradication of Individuality A. J. Vetlesen
PART II: ETHICAL RESPONSES TO EVIL IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Evil, Agency and Punishment A.F.Lang Jr
Reconciliation: An Ethic for Responding to Evil in Global Politics D.Philpott
To Forgive the Unforgivable? Evil and the Ethics of Forgiveness in International Relations R.Jeffery
Avenging Evil: A Reconsideration I.Hall
Conclusion


Authors

RENEE JEFFERY is a Lecturer in International Politics at the University of Adelaide, Australia.