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Product Description: In this volume, a sequel to Ideology, Reason, and the Limitation of War, James Turner Johnson continues his reconstruction of the history of just war tradition by analyzing significant individual thinkers, concepts, and events that influenced its development from the mid-eighteenth century to the present...read more

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9780691640150 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: In this volume, a sequel to Ideology, Reason, and the Limitation of War, James Turner Johnson continues his reconstruction of the history of just war tradition by analyzing significant individual thinkers, concepts, and events that influenced its development from the mid-eighteenth century to the present.

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9780691612225 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 14, 2014, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: In this volume, a sequel to Ideology, Reason, and the Limitation of War, James Turner Johnson continues his reconstruction of the history of just war tradition by analyzing significant individual thinkers, concepts, and events that influenced its development from the mid-eighteenth century to the present.

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Product Description: The fundamental aims of this book are two: to explore the interaction between religion and secular society in the formation as well as the dissolution of just war doctrine; and to investigate just war doctrine as an ideological pattern of thought, expressive of a greater ideology...read more

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9780691645018, titled "Ideology, Reason, and the Limitation of War: Religious and Secular Concepts, 1200-1740" | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $109.95 | About this edition: The fundamental aims of this book are two: to explore the interaction between religion and secular society in the formation as well as the dissolution of just war doctrine; and to investigate just war doctrine as an ideological pattern of thought, expressive of a greater ideology.

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9780691617930 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 8, 2015, cover price $43.95 | About this edition: The fundamental aims of this book are two: to explore the interaction between religion and secular society in the formation as well as the dissolution of just war doctrine; and to investigate just war doctrine as an ideological pattern of thought, expressive of a greater ideology.

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Product Description: Sovereignty generally refers to a particular national territory, the inviolability of the nation's borders, and the right of that nation to protect its borders and ensure internal stability. From the Middle Ages until well into the Modern Period, however, another concept of sovereignty held sway: responsibility for the common good...read more

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9781626161054 | Georgetown Univ Pr, March 3, 2014, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Sovereignty generally refers to a particular national territory, the inviolability of the nation's borders, and the right of that nation to protect its borders and ensure internal stability.

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9781626160569 | Georgetown Univ Pr, March 3, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Sovereignty generally refers to a particular national territory, the inviolability of the nation's borders, and the right of that nation to protect its borders and ensure internal stability.

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Product Description: Highlighting the just war tradition in historical perspective, this valuable study looks at contemporary implications drawn out in the context of several important contemporary debates: within the field of religion, including both Christian and Islamic thought; within the field of debate related to the international law of armed conflicts; within the field of policy relating to the use of armed force where the issue is just war thinking vs...read more

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9781409418573 | Ashgate Pub Co, May 16, 2011, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Highlighting the just war tradition in historical perspective, this valuable study looks at contemporary implications drawn out in the context of several important contemporary debates: within the field of religion, including both Christian and Islamic thought; within the field of debate related to the international law of armed conflicts; within the field of policy relating to the use of armed force where the issue is just war thinking vs.

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Product Description: This is the first and only book to provide a moral analysis of the war in Iraq and its implications for the future of war and peacemaking. As a leading authority on the development and application of moral traditions related to war, Johnson's analysis relates the conflict in Iraq to the broader context of the ongoing war between the West and radical Islam, the United States' "war on terrorism," and the emerging principles of preemptive military actions...read more

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9780742549562 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, October 30, 2005, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: This is the first and only book to provide a moral analysis of the war in Iraq and its implications for the future of war and peacemaking.

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Product Description: When is the use of military force by a nation morally justified? Why has the long accepted moral requirement to protect civilians from intentional attack eroded in recent years? How can the tendency toward unrestrained warfare between parties with major cultural differences be controlled? In this thought-provoking book, James Turner Johnson refocuses the moral analysis of war on the real problems of today’s armed conflicts...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780300078374 | Yale Univ Pr, September 10, 1999, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In this study, James Turner Johnson refocuses the moral analysis of war on the real problems of today's armed conflicts.

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9780300091045 | Yale Univ Pr, October 1, 2001, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: When is the use of military force by a nation morally justified?

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Explores the attitudes of Western Christianity and Islam toward war for religion, explaining the differences in the two cultural traditions that result in fundamentally different perceptions of the nature of religious wars.

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9780271016320 | Pennsylvania State Univ Pr, June 1, 1997, cover price $75.95 | About this edition: Explores the attitudes of Western Christianity and Islam toward war for religion, explaining the differences in the two cultural traditions that result in fundamentally different perceptions of the nature of religious wars.

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9780271016337 | Pennsylvania State Univ Pr, June 1, 1997, cover price $35.95 | About this edition: Explores the attitudes of Western Christianity and Islam toward war for religion, explaining the differences in the two cultural traditions that result in fundamentally different perceptions of the nature of religious wars.
9780030405822, titled "Observational Activities for Child Development" | Harcourt School, April 1, 1990, cover price $33.95 | also contains Observational Activities for Child Development

Product Description: The post-Cold War era has given rise to new issues and disputes. Ethnic and nationalist violence disturb the peace and pose special problems for the strongest states and the United Nations. Beyond Confrontation gives an overview of possible conflict resolution techniques that can be used to help manage and prevent these kinds of disputes in today's new world order...read more

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9780472095544 | Univ of Michigan Pr, June 1, 1995, cover price $44.50 | About this edition: The post-Cold War era has given rise to new issues and disputes.

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Studies the Gulf War from the perspective of the 'just war' concept analyzing the decision to use military force against Iraq, the conduct of the war, and moral debate over the war

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9780896331662 | Ethics & Public Policy Center, November 1, 1991, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Studies the Gulf War from the perspective of the 'just war' concept analyzing the decision to use military force against Iraq, the conduct of the war, and moral debate over the war

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Product Description: In this collaborative examination two diverse groups of scholars look at Western and Islamic approaches to war, peace, and statecraft from their own perspectives in an effort to bridge the gap of knowledge and understanding between the two traditions...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By James Turner Johnson (editor) and John Kelsay (editor)

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9780313273476 | Praeger Pub Text, May 30, 1991, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: In this collaborative examination two diverse groups of scholars look at Western and Islamic approaches to war, peace, and statecraft from their own perspectives in an effort to bridge the gap of knowledge and understanding between the two traditions.

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Product Description: The rapid and energetic resurgence of the Islamic religion and the expanded international role played by Islamic nations and political movements provided the impetus for a collaborative examination by scholars of religion and culture intent on bridging the gap of knowledge and understanding between the study of the West and the study of Islam...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By James Turner Johnson (editor) and John Kelsay (editor)

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9780313273483 | Praeger Pub Text, November 30, 1990, cover price $74.00 | About this edition: The rapid and energetic resurgence of the Islamic religion and the expanded international role played by Islamic nations and political movements provided the impetus for a collaborative examination by scholars of religion and culture intent on bridging the gap of knowledge and understanding between the study of the West and the study of Islam.

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Product Description: James Turner Johnson, author of distinguished works on the just war tradition, here goes beyond the examination of moral restraints on the occasion and conduct of war to a critical study of the moral thinking that has aimed at its prevention...read more

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9780691077420 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 1, 1987, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: James Turner Johnson, author of distinguished works on the just war tradition, here goes beyond the examination of moral restraints on the occasion and conduct of war to a critical study of the moral thinking that has aimed at its prevention.

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Product Description: Now that mankind has created the capability of destroying itself through nuclear technology, is it still possible to think in terms of a "just war"? Johnson argues that it is, and in the context of specific case studies he offers moral guidelines for addressing such major contemporary problems as terrorist activity in a foreign country, an individual’s conscientious objection to military service, and an American defense policy that requires development of weapons that may be morally employed in case of need...read more

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9780300031652 | Yale Univ Pr, October 1, 1984, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Arguing that it is still possible to think in terms of a just war, the author offers philosophical and moral guidelines for addressing and assessing the key problems and issues associated with contemporary wars

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9780300036268 | Reprint edition (Yale Univ Pr, February 1, 1986), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Now that mankind has created the capability of destroying itself through nuclear technology, is it still possible to think in terms of a "just war"?

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Product Description: One of six titles in The Bible in American Culture series published to celebrate the Society of Biblical Literature's centennial, this volume explores the intersection of politics and religion from colonial era through the 1950s. Contributors focus on constitutional law, economics, community, and the development of political realism in relationship to the Bible...read more

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9780800606145, titled "Bible in American Law, Politics, and Political Rhetoric" | Fortress Pr, February 1, 1985, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: One of six titles in The Bible in American Culture series published to celebrate the Society of Biblical Literature's centennial, this volume explores the intersection of politics and religion from colonial era through the 1950s.

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9781589832329 | Society of Biblical Literature, January 30, 1985, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: One of six titles in The Bible in American Culture series published to celebrate the Society of Biblical Literature's centennial, this volume explores the intersection of politics and religion from colonial era through the 1950s.

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