'Highly recommended.' The Times Higher Education Supplement
'This is a fine book … it is one to read, and then keep as a reference. I know that I will keep my copy handy so I can get a quick overview of what other philosophers have to say … about a topic.' Nick Fotion, Emory University
This book presents the basic principles of just war theory, showing how they evolved historically and how they are applied today in the real world of international relations. It will be invaluable for students and other readers interested in the ethical challenges posed by the changing nature of war.