The Resource May I kill? : just war, non-violence, and civilian self-defense, Jeffrey K. Mann., (ebook)

May I kill? : just war, non-violence, and civilian self-defense, Jeffrey K. Mann., (ebook)

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May I kill? : just war, non-violence, and civilian self-defense
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May I kill?
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just war, non-violence, and civilian self-defense
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Jeffrey K. Mann.
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eng
Summary
Today, we live in a world where we are less exposed to violence than at any other time in history. However, we also know that violence can come knocking on our door at any moment. Preparing for this possibility means more than physical safety; it means being clear with ourselves about the ethics of violence. Can violence be justified? When should we fight? How should we fight? And in situations when things have gone badly, may we kill? These questions are for not only politicians, soldiers, and police officers, but are also important considerations for civilians whose lives do not normally intersect with violence. Whether advocating for government policies, marching in the streets, or defending ourselves and loved ones, a coherent moral framework is essential to good decision-making. May I Kill? examines the efficacy of different approaches to non-violence and Just War Theory. By scrutinizing these ethical theories, the reader is encouraged to critically examine occasions for the use of force from a moral perspective, whether nations at war or violent encounters in our own neighborhoods. We may then determine how best to develop ourselves--body, mind, and spirit--to respond effectively and make the world a safer place
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Midwest
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1970-
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Mann, Jeffrey K.
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241.697
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Violence
  • Nonviolence
  • Self-defense
  • Electronic books
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adult
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May I kill? : just war, non-violence, and civilian self-defense, Jeffrey K. Mann., (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781532652059
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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MWT12318925
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May I kill? : just war, non-violence, and civilian self-defense, Jeffrey K. Mann., (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781532652059
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12318925
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12318925
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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