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πŸ“™ Philosophical Perspectives on the "War on Terrorism". by Gail M. Presbey β€” download pdf


This book responds to the Bush Administration position on the war on terror. It examines preemption within the context of just war ; justification for the United States-led invasion of Iraq, with some authors charging that its tactics serve to increase terror; global terrorism; and concepts such as reconciliation, Islamic identity, nationalism, and intervention. CONTENTS *** Foreword: G. Simon HARAK, S.J. *** Preface: Gail M. PRESBEY *** Introduction: Gail M. PRESBEY *** Part One: Terrorism Analyzed *** William C. GAY: The New Reign of Terror: The Politics of Defining Weapons of Mass Destruction and Terrorism *** Jennifer L. EAGAN: Enforced Homogeneity or Mutual Difference? Luce Irigaray, the War on Terrorism, and International Peace *** Dianna TAYLOR: Responsibility and/in Crisis *** Part Two: Democracy as a Remedy for Terrorism *** Mar PETER***RAOUL: Jihad or the Beloved Community? Benjamin R. Barber on Terrorism and Global Democracy *** Richard PETERSON: Violence, Power, and Identity: What Are the Conditions of Terrorism? *** Peter AMATO: Crisis, Terror, and Tyranny: On the Anti***Democratic Logic of Empire *** Part Three: The United States War on Terrorism *** William C. GAY: Bushs National Security Strategy: A Critique of United States Neo***Imperialis *** Harry van der LINDEN: Would the United States Doctrine of Preventive War Be Justified as a United Nations Doctrine? *** Gail M. PRESBEY: Is the United States***led Occupation of Iraq Part of the War on Terror? *** D. R. KOUKAL: The Mortal God to which We Owe Our Peace and Defense *** Edward J. GRIPPE: Consequentialism, Negative Responsibility, and Sacrifice: Moral Dilemmas Posed by the Post***September 11th Shootdown Policy *** Laura DUHAN KAPLAN: Jessica Lynch: Multiple Images, Multiple Realities *** Part Four: Terrorism Case Studies *** Oidinposha IMAMKHODJAEVA: Russia, Chechnya, and the Global War against Terrorism *** Joseph C. KUNKEL: Ethics of Terrorism and the Case of Colombia *** Rob GILD

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