Chapter

Introduction

Uwe Steinhoff

in On the Ethics of War and Terrorism

Published in print May 2007 | ISBN: 9780199217373
Published online September 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191712470 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217373.003.0001
 Introduction

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The introduction describes the aims of the book, gives an outline of the central tenets of just war theory, and informs the reader about the book's structure. It also points out that jus ad bellum (when may a war be fought) and ius in bello (how may a war be fought) cannot be completely separated.

Keywords: double standards; jus ad bellum; jus in bello; just war theory; terrorism

Chapter.  1883 words. 

Subjects: Political Theory

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