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Title Ethics of humanitarian interventions [electronic resource] / Georg Meggle (ed.).

Imprint Frankfurt : Ontos Verlag ; Piscataway, NJ : [Distributed in] North and South America by Transaction Books, ©2004.

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Description 1 online resource (382 pages).
Series Practical philosophy ; Bd. 7
Practical philosophy ; Bd. 7.
Note Title from PDF title page (viewed on July 25, 2013).
Papers from a conference held at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research (Zentrum für Interdisziplinäre Forschung) at the University of Bielefeld, Jan. 2002.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The argument about humanitarian intervention / Michael Walzer -- Collective responsibility and humanitarian armed intervention / Seumas Miller -- Reconstructing pacifism : different ways of looking at reality / Olaf F. Müller -- How far shall we go in humanitarian interventions? / Uwe Czaniera -- The dilemmatic structure of humanitarian interventions / Martin Frank -- Humanitarian interventions and other duties to humanitarian aid / Walter Pfannkuche -- Help, intervention and involvement / Ralf Stoecker -- Saving lives in nationalist conflicts : a few moral hazards / Aleksandar Pavković -- Humanitarian intervention / Miroslav Prokopijevic -- Humanitarian interventions are wrong / Rüdiger Bittner -- Humanitarian intervention : legal and moral arguments / Thomas Mertens -- Principles of non-UN humanitarian intervention / Rudolf Schüssler -- Early non-military external interventions : a plea for a United Nations Intervention Council (UNIC) / Reiner Steinweg -- Humanitarian intervention : an individual right or a state right? / Veronique Zanetti -- On the legitimacy of NATO's Kosovo intervention / Ulrich Steinvorth -- NATO-morality and the Kosovo-war : an ethical commentary, ex post / Georg Meggle -- "Humanitarian intervention" : media, ethics and law in the Kosovo war / Hajo Schmidt -- Bombing Yugoslavia : several readings / Johan Galtung -- The example of Kosovo : didactics against humanitarian intervention / Dieter S. Lutz.
Summary Humanitarian Interventions - that sounds nice; much nicer than wars, battles and use of military force. Foremost, the phrase makes you think of the delivery of sanitary goods, medication, of soup-kitchens. Here we are not supposed to think of interventions of this kind; we have to have humanitarian interventions in mind which are humanitarian intervention-wars. (I) At exactly what point is the use of military force a humanitarian intervention? What is the humanitarian aspect of those interventions? Their occasion? Their motive? Their alleged as well as their actual consequences? (II) At exactl.
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Subject Operation Allied Force (1999)
Humanitarian intervention -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses.
Operation Allied Force, 1999 -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses.
Chronological Term 1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Meggle, Georg.
Other Form: Print version: Meggle, Georg. Ethics of Humanitarian Interventions. Berlin : De Gruyter, ©2004 9783110327403
ISBN 9783110327731 (electronic bk.)
3110327732 (electronic bk.)