War and peace

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What are the three ethical approaches to war and peace?
Just war theory, pacifism, Realism
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What are the three parts of Just War?
Jus ad bellum, Jus in bello, Ju post bellum
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What is Jus ad bellum?
when is it right to fight- just authority, just cause, just intention, last resort, reasonable chance of success, proportionality
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What is Jus in bello?
how war should be fought- proportionality, discrimination and non-combatant immunity, obey international rules
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What is Jus post bellum?
how the war should be ended- proportionality, discrimination, compensation, rehabilitation, punishment
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Three types of Pacifism
Absolute, Continent, Preferential
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What is realism?
the belief that there is no moral authority that tells a nation how to act
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How would Christian ethics apply to war and peace?
bible presents no single viewpoint, old testament is revengeful, new testament teaches love and forgiveness
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How would Natural Law apply to war and peace?
primary precept of protecting innocent life, consider movies for war, war should promote peace, doctrine of double effect
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How would Utilitarianism apply to war and peace?
war is good is it produces good results. difficult to apply hedonic calculus to war, ends must always justify the means
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How would Kantian ethics apply to war and peace?
categorical imperative, difficult to universalise killing, kant emphasises duty, living in the kingdom of ends
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