The historical approach and the ‘war of ethics within the ethics of war’

@article{Braun2018TheHA,
  title={The historical approach and the ‘war of ethics within the ethics of war’},
  author={Christian Nikolaus Braun},
  journal={Journal of International Political Theory},
  year={2018},
  volume={14},
  pages={349 - 366}
}
  • C. Braun
  • Published 18 July 2018
  • Sociology
  • Journal of International Political Theory
Contemporary just war thinking has mostly been split into two competing camps, namely, Michael Walzer’s approach and its revisionist critics. While Walzerians employ a casuistical method, most revisionists resort to analytical philosophy’s reflective equilibrium. Importantly, besides employing different methods, the two sides also disagree on substantive issues. This article focuses on one such issue, the moral equality of combatants, arguing that while a methodological reconciliation between… 

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