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A matter of principle ; humanitarian arguments for war in Iraq, edited by Thomas Cushman

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A matter of principle ; humanitarian arguments for war in Iraq
Title
A matter of principle ; humanitarian arguments for war in Iraq
Statement of responsibility
edited by Thomas Cushman
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Current debate over the motives, ideological justifications, and outcomes of the war with Iraq have been strident and polarizing. A Matter of Principle is the first volume gathering critical voices from around the world to offer an alternative perspective on the prevailing pro-war and anti-war positions. The contribu-tors - political figures, public intellectuals, scholars, church leaders, and activists - represent the most powerful views of liberal internationalism. Offering alternative positions that challenge the status quo of both the left and the right, these essays claim that, in spite o
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Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
956.7044/31
Index
index present
LC call number
DS79.76
LC item number
.M38 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1959-
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Cushman, Thomas
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  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • HISTORY
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Iraq War, 2003
  • Ethics
  • Iraq
  • Golfoorlog (2003)
  • Essays (teksten)
  • Ethische aspecten
Label
A matter of principle ; humanitarian arguments for war in Iraq, edited by Thomas Cushman
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The liberal-humanitarian case for the war in Iraq / Thomas Cushman -- Reconsidering regime change -- The case for regime change / Christopher Hitchens -- Liberal legacies, Europe's totalitarian era and the Iraq war: historical conjectures and comparisons / Jeffrey Herf -- "Regime change": the case of Iraq / Jan Narveson -- In the murk of it: the Iraq crisis reconsidered / Mitchell Cohen -- Philosophical arguments -- National interest and international law / Roger Scruton -- Just war against an outlaw region / Mehdi Mozaffari -- Moral arguments and the war in Iraq: sovereignty, feasibility, agency, and consequences / Daniel Kofman -- Critiques of the left -- A friendly drink in a time of war / Paul Berman -- Wielding the moral club / Ian Buruma -- Peace, human rights, and the moral choices of the churches / Jan Faber -- Ethical correctness and the decline of the left / Jonathan Ree -- Pages from a daily journal of argument / Norman Geras -- Liberal realism or liberal idealism: the Iraq war and the limits of tolerance / Richard Just -- European dimensions -- Iraq and the Europeans / John Lloyd -- Guilt's end: how Germany re-defined the lessons of its past during the Iraq war / Richard Herzinger -- The Iraq war and its French critics / Michel Taubmann -- Tempting illusions, scary realities, or the emperor's new clothes / Anders Jerichow -- Solidarity -- Anti-totalitarianism as a vocation / Thomas Cushman and Adam Michnik -- Sometimes a war saves people / Jose Ramos-Horta -- Gulf war syndrome mark II: the case for siding with the Iraqi people / Johann Hari -- "They don't know one little thing" / Pamela Bone -- "Why did it take you so long to get here?" / Ann Clwyd -- Liberal statesmanship -- Full statement to the House of Commons -- The threat of global terrorism / Tony Blair
Control code
58728623
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781417585151
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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22573/cttt2808
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)58728623
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
A matter of principle ; humanitarian arguments for war in Iraq, edited by Thomas Cushman
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The liberal-humanitarian case for the war in Iraq / Thomas Cushman -- Reconsidering regime change -- The case for regime change / Christopher Hitchens -- Liberal legacies, Europe's totalitarian era and the Iraq war: historical conjectures and comparisons / Jeffrey Herf -- "Regime change": the case of Iraq / Jan Narveson -- In the murk of it: the Iraq crisis reconsidered / Mitchell Cohen -- Philosophical arguments -- National interest and international law / Roger Scruton -- Just war against an outlaw region / Mehdi Mozaffari -- Moral arguments and the war in Iraq: sovereignty, feasibility, agency, and consequences / Daniel Kofman -- Critiques of the left -- A friendly drink in a time of war / Paul Berman -- Wielding the moral club / Ian Buruma -- Peace, human rights, and the moral choices of the churches / Jan Faber -- Ethical correctness and the decline of the left / Jonathan Ree -- Pages from a daily journal of argument / Norman Geras -- Liberal realism or liberal idealism: the Iraq war and the limits of tolerance / Richard Just -- European dimensions -- Iraq and the Europeans / John Lloyd -- Guilt's end: how Germany re-defined the lessons of its past during the Iraq war / Richard Herzinger -- The Iraq war and its French critics / Michel Taubmann -- Tempting illusions, scary realities, or the emperor's new clothes / Anders Jerichow -- Solidarity -- Anti-totalitarianism as a vocation / Thomas Cushman and Adam Michnik -- Sometimes a war saves people / Jose Ramos-Horta -- Gulf war syndrome mark II: the case for siding with the Iraqi people / Johann Hari -- "They don't know one little thing" / Pamela Bone -- "Why did it take you so long to get here?" / Ann Clwyd -- Liberal statesmanship -- Full statement to the House of Commons -- The threat of global terrorism / Tony Blair
Control code
58728623
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781417585151
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt2808
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)58728623
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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