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The Resource Torture, terrorism, and the use of violence, edited by J. Jeremy Wisnewski

Torture, terrorism, and the use of violence, edited by J. Jeremy Wisnewski

Label
Torture, terrorism, and the use of violence
Title
Torture, terrorism, and the use of violence
Statement of responsibility
edited by J. Jeremy Wisnewski
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume brings together new and innovative work on questions of violence--and in particular on the moral and political questions surrounding torture and terrorism. Each essay contributes to our understanding of the limits and scope of violence, and how we might appropriately respond to it, in the context of concrete concerns. Questions include: is torture ever justified? How are we to understand terrorism? Should we believe the claim that torture is sometimes necessary? Is conscientious o ..
Note
Review journal of political philosophy, v. 6, no. 1.
Has Supplement
Cataloging source
CDX
Dewey number
172.42 22
Index
no index present
LC call number
BJ1459.5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wisnewski, Jeremy
Series statement
Review journal of political philosophy
Series volume
v. 6, pt. 2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Terrorism
  • Violence
  • Torture
  • Ethics & moral philosophy
  • Social & political philosophy
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Terrorism
  • Torture
  • Violence
Target audience
adult
Label
Torture, terrorism, and the use of violence, edited by J. Jeremy Wisnewski
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Table of contents; acknowledgments; a typology of terrorism; why the end of liberation cannot justify terrorism as means; torture and moral knowledge; the senses of terrorism; must terrorism be violent?; which rules; the ethics of terror and torture; waterboarding, torture, and violence; acts of self-harming protest and the definition of terrorism
Control code
318240458
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (180 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781443802918
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781443802932
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)318240458
Label
Torture, terrorism, and the use of violence, edited by J. Jeremy Wisnewski
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Table of contents; acknowledgments; a typology of terrorism; why the end of liberation cannot justify terrorism as means; torture and moral knowledge; the senses of terrorism; must terrorism be violent?; which rules; the ethics of terror and torture; waterboarding, torture, and violence; acts of self-harming protest and the definition of terrorism
Control code
318240458
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (180 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781443802918
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781443802932
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)318240458

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