PHIL 235

Ethics of Violence, War and Terrorism

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0 or 2-0-1

A philosophical investigation of the moral problems that arise in the context of violence, war and terrorism. Topics may include: moral justifications for war and other forms of political violence; moral limits on tactics and weaponry; humanitarian intervention and the duty to protect; the coherence and limits of moral distinctions between combatants and non-combatants; transitional justice; the ethics of torture.

Undergraduate course in Philosophy offered by the Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer Fall Spring

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