Ethics of terrorism & counter-terrorism /

We are supposed to wage war against Terrorism - but exactly what we are fighting against in this war, there is nearly no consensus about. And, much worse, nearly nobody cares about this conceptual disaster - the main thing being, whether or not you are taking sides with the good guys. This volume is...

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Other Authors: Meggle, Georg.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Frankfurt : Ontos, 2005.
Series:Philosophische Forschung (Frankfurt am Main, Germany) ; Bd. 3.
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Summary:We are supposed to wage war against Terrorism - but exactly what we are fighting against in this war, there is nearly no consensus about. And, much worse, nearly nobody cares about this conceptual disaster - the main thing being, whether or not you are taking sides with the good guys. This volume is an analytical attempt to end this disaster. What is Terrorism? Are terrorist acts to be defined exclusively on the basis of the characteristics of the respective actions? Or should we restrict such actions to acts performed by non-state organisations? And, most important, is terrorism already by it.
Physical Description:1 online resource (345 pages).
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:9783110327496
311032749X