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The state right of self-defense: A claim in need of justification

  title={The state right of self-defense: A claim in need of justification},
  author={J. Kling},
Jennifer Kling: The State Right of Self-Defense: A Claim in Need of Justification (Under the direction of Bernard Boxill) My dissertation focuses on the nature and conditions of the state right of self-defense. The claim that states have rights of self-defense that sometimes justify going to war is supported by appeal to the so-called domestic analogy, which likens states to individuals. Just as individuals have rights of self-defense that sometimes justify the use of lethal force, so too do… Expand


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