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In defence of war

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This essay falls into two parts. In the first I offer a panorama of my book, In Defence of War (Oxford University Press, 2013), highlighting its main features. These comprise: its rhetorical position; its opposition to the “the virus of wishful thinking”, pacifism, legal positivism, and liberal individualism; and its promotion of the early Christian tradition of just war reasoning and of three kinds of realism – moral-ontological, Augustinian-anthropological, and practical. Then in the second...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1111/nbfr.12117

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, Theology Faculty, Theology and Religion Faculty
Publisher:
Wiley Online Library Publisher's website
Journal:
New Blackfriars: a review, edited by the Dominicans of the English Province Journal website
Publication date:
2014-12-18
Acceptance date:
2014-09-05
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1741-2005
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uuid:3c35871d-45de-499a-a832-f0cf07551659
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620205
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pubs:620205
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