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Philosophy
Course
PHILOS 2YY3
Professor
V Igneski
Semester
Fall

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Just war Theory (Brian Orend)  Jus ad bellum: justice of resorting to war  Jus in bello: just in the conduct ofwar  Jus post bellum: justice at the end of war Jus ad bellum  Just cause o Could we intervene to promote value of democracy o Do we have a just cause  Right intention o To fight for the just cause  Declared by proper authority  Last resort  Reasonable chance of success  Proportionality o Way the good of evil and ask if its worth it o You have to consider the good and evil of everyone Jus in Bello  Discrimination of legitimate targets o Noncombatants o Prisoners of war  Proportionality—minimum destruction and casualty o Respect weapons prohibitions  Use any forces possible to end destruction  Responsibility for actions o Holding people for there actions Jus post bellum  Peace is the goal (not revenge)  Rights vindication  Punish leaders and soldiers for war crimes  Reasonable compensation  Rehabilitation John Rawls’s principles governing conduct of wars of democratic peoples  Aim of a just war is just and lasti
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