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How terrorism is wrong

Virginia Held

How terrorism is wrong

morality and political violence

by Virginia Held

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terrorism -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • Political violence.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-198) and index.

    StatementVirginia Held.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6431 .H417 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 205 p. ;
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20734760M
    ISBN 109780195329599
    LC Control Number2007033845

      Terrorism and the Ethics of War by Nathanson, Stephen available in Hardcover on , also read synopsis and reviews. Stephen Nathanson provides an analysis of what makes terrorism morally wrong, and a rule-utilitarian Author: Stephen Nathanson. How persuasive are these arguments, and on what bases should we judge them?How Terrorism is Wrong collects articles by Virginia Held along with much new material. It offers a moral assessment of various forms of political violence, with terrorism the focus of much of the discussion.

    This book asks several ethical and philosophical questions about terrorism, including why terrorism is wrong and why moral condemnations of terrorism are lacking in credibility. The author begins. This book has been cited by the following publications. It provides a clear definition of terrorism, an analysis of what makes terrorism morally wrong, and a rule-utilitarian defence of noncombatant immunity, as well as discussions of the Allied bombings of cities in World War II, collateral damage, and the clash between rights theories and Cited by:

    The second part of the book asks why political condemnation of terrorism often lacks credibility. Condemnation of terrorism, Nathanson answers, is credible only when it is combined with a sincere and unbiased consistent opposition to targeting the innocent, no matter the identity of the killers or the victims and no matter the cause. How Terrorism is Wrong collects articles by Virginia Held along with much new material. It offers a moral assessment of various forms of political violence, with terrorism the focus of much of the discussion.4/5(1).


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How terrorism is wrong by Virginia Held Download PDF EPUB FB2

How Terrorism is Wrong collects articles by Virginia Held along with much new material. It offers a moral assessment of various forms of political violence, with terrorism the focus of much of the discussion.

Here and throughout, Held examines possible causes discussed, Cited by:   How Terrorism Is Wrong: Morality and Political Violence. By Virginia Held Oxford University Press pp £ ISBN Published 15 May The horrifying events of 9/11 and the regular suicide bombings around the world have made terrorism one of the central preoccupations of the twenty-first century.

/5(8). Virginia Held, How Terrorism Is Wrong: Morality and Political Violence, Oxford University Press,pp., $ (hbk), ISBN Reviewed by Igor Primoratz, University of Melbourne This is a book on terrorism and political violence more generally, written by a philosopher and accordingly focusing on conceptual and moral, rather.

I gratefully acknowledge permissions to reprint in this book parts or all of works that have previously appeared. These include “Terrorism and War,” Journal of Ethics 8 (): 59–75; “Legitimate Authority in Nonstate Groups Using Violence,” Journal of Social Philosophy 36(2) (Summer ): –; “Terrorism, Rights, and Political Goals,” in Violence, Terrorism, and Justice.

Terrorists perform terrible acts. They maim, mutilate and kill in pursuit of their goals. The horrifying events of 9/11 and the regular suicide bombings around the world have made terrorism one of the central preoccupations of the twenty-first century.

But what is the distinctive wrong of terrorism. Criminal acts such as murder and hijacking are already on the moral statute books, so why is it. How Terrorism is Wrong Morality and Political Violence Virginia Held. Held is a well known and respected philosopher.

This book offers timely and important discussion of issues of great current interest. Political terrorism is also wrong because it undermines trust, generates conflict within a liberal society, undermines the capacity for self-government and disrupts social order.

State terrorism violates the duty of nation states to protect citizens from harm and the violation of their human : Carl Wellman. Discover the best Terrorism in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. How Terrorism Is Wrong book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

What is terrorism. How is it different from other kinds of politica /5(6). What Is Terrorism, Is It Wrong, And Could It Ever Be Morally Permissible. Words | 7 Pages. In Alison M. Jaggar’s paper “What is Terrorism, Why is it Wrong, and Could it Ever be Morally Permissible?”, she takes the topic of terrorism and tries to bring up information about it in a way to where terrorism can be discussed fairly and examined critically.

universally accepted” definition of terrorism, which is the following: terrorism is the use of violence to create fear (i.e., terror, psychic fear) for (1) political, (2) religious, or (3) ideo - logical reasons (ideologies are systems of belief derived from worldviews that frame.

Political terrorism is also wrong because it undermines trust, generates conflict within a liberal society, undermines the capacity for self-government and disrupts social : Carl Wellman.

That is how (political) “terrorism” is defined by Per Bauhn in the first philosophical book-length study in English: The performance of violent acts, directed against one or more persons, intended by the performing agent to intimidate one or more persons and thereby to bring about one or more of the agent’s political goals (Bauhn Book Reviews Virginia Held.

How Terrorism Is Wrong: Morality and Political Violence. New York: Oxford University Press, Pp. vii+ $ (cloth). This book presents a definition of terrorism that is broad and descriptive and much needed to prevent misunderstanding.

The book identifies the features that make terrorism ‘wrong’, including coerciveness, the violation of rights and undermining of trust. How Terrorism is Wrong collects articles by Virginia Held along with much new material.

It offers a moral assessment of various forms of political violence, with terrorism the focus of much of the discussion. How Terrorism is Wrong collects articles by Virginia Held along with much new material. It offers a moral assessment of various forms of political violence, with terrorism the focus of much of the discussion.

Here and throughout, Held examines possible causes discussed, including the connection between terrorism and humiliation. Terrorism is, in the broadest sense, the use of intentional violence for political or religious purposes.

It is used in this regard primarily to refer to violence during peacetime or in the context of war against non-combatants (mostly civilians and neutral military personnel). The terms "terrorist" and "terrorism" originated during the French Revolution of the late 18th century but gained.

Their responses define the borders of the public conversation about attacks such as this, and these borders are off. This is the conversation about terrorism that America has been having for nearly fifteen years, and it is the wrong conversation because it confuses cause and effect and, consequently, proposes the wrong solutions.

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Held also considers military intervention, conventional war, intervention to protect human rights, violence to prevent political change, and the status and requirements of international law.How Terrorism is Wrong collects articles by Virginia Held along with much new material.

It offers a moral assessment of various forms of political violence, with terrorism the focus of much of the discussion. Here and throughout, Held examines possible causes discussed.