Download e-book for iPad: Chinese Just War Ethics: Origin, Development, and Dissent by Ping-Cheung Lo,Sumner B Twiss

By Ping-Cheung Lo,Sumner B Twiss

ISBN-10: 1138729213

ISBN-13: 9781138729216

ISBN-10: 1138824356

ISBN-13: 9781138824355

This publication deals the 1st finished research of conflict ethics in early China in addition to its next improvement.

Chinese attitudes towards struggle are wealthy and nuanced, ranging throughout amoral realism, protective simply battle, humanitarian intervention, and mournful skepticism. protecting the 5 significant highbrow traditions within the "golden age" of chinese language civilization: Confucian, Daoist, Mohist, Legalist, and armed forces process colleges, the book’s chapters immerse readers within the right old contexts, learn the ethical issues within the classical texts all alone phrases, reframe these matters in modern moral idioms, and forge a severe discussion among the earlier and the current. the quantity develops clean ethical interpretations of classical texts corresponding to The artwork of War, Mencius, Xunzi, Mozi, and the Daodejing and discusses recognized philosophers akin to Han Fei and Wang Yang-ming, representing antithetical faculties of thought of war. awareness can be given to the army ethics of the People’s Liberation military, studying its pondering opposed to the backdrop of its personal civilizational context.

This publication may be of a lot curiosity to scholars of simply conflict thought, chinese language politics, ethics, and philosophy, army reports, and diplomacy in general.

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