Torture, Terror, and Trade-Offs : Philosophy for the White House

Jeremy. Waldron
Bok Engelsk 2010 · Electronic books.


Annen tittel
Oxford : : OUP Oxford, , 2010.
1 online resource (368 p.)
Description based upon print version of record. . - Contents; 1. Introduction; 2. Security and Liberty: The Image of Balance; 3. Terrorism and the Uses of Terror; 4. Civilians, Terrorism, and Deadly Serious Conventions; 5. Safety and Security; 6. Security as a Basic Right (after 9/11); 7. Torture and Positive Law; 8. What Can Christian Teaching Add to the Debate about Torture?; 9. Cruel, Inhuman, and Degrading Treatment: The Words Themselves; 10. The Rule of International Law; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z . - Jeremy Waldron has been a challenging and influential voice in the moral, political and legal debates surrounding the response to terrorism since 9/11. His contributions have spanned the major controversies of the War on Terror - including the morality and legality of torture, whether security can be 'balanced' with liberty, and the relationship between public safety and individual rights. He has also tackled underlying questions essential to understanding the practical debates -including what terrorism is, and what a right to security would entail.This volume collects all Waldron's work on th
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