Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 June 2016

344 Pages


ISBN: 9780190206093

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The Ethics of Self-Defense

Edited by Christian Coons and Michael Weber

  • Features fifteen original essays by leading scholars on the topic of self-defense
  • Addresses questions concerning the ethics of self-defense, most centrally when and to what extent the use of defensive force, especially lethal force, can be justified
  • Focuses on a topic of public concern, relevant to controversial cases of the use of force by police, and military force exercised in the name of defending against transnational terrorism

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