209.9 sec. 1 - War and Peace (Spring 2014)
Instructor: Christopher L. Kutz (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
"Primarily philosophical course in the ethics of armed conflict"
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Meeting Time: Tu 10:00-12:40
Meeting Location: 2240 Piedmont
Course Start: January 07, 2014
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49535
This course provides a survey of basic principles in the law and ethics of armed conflict. We will read both materials in the history of just war thought and humanitarian protection, as well as dealing with contemporary conflicts and the changing nature of warfare. The course will also involve a number of "simulations," in which students role-play different policy and legal positions. Some background in moral or political philosophy, or international law, is helpful but not required.
This course may satisfy the Writing Requirement.
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Required Books are in blue
- Just and unjust wars
Publisher: New York : BasicBooks, 2006.
Copyright Date: To Be Determined
Price Source: user provided