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Franziska Quabeck

difference between just and unjust war. As an approach to war in Shakespeare, just war theory breaks down the ‘either/or’ dilemma, offering a perspective that is neither militarist nor pacifist. It includes arguments that both Marx and White employ in their

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Colleen Murphy

This article concentrates on asymmetrical civil war, one common type of contemporary conflict. My aim is to articulate some of the normative jus post bellum guidelines that should be followed in ending this kind of asymmetrical conflict, and the ideal of just peace that should inform the development of such guidelines. I argue that questions surrounding the just ending and aftermath of asymmetrical conflict should be answered relationally, that is by reference to the kind of relationship such efforts should seek to cultivate. Morally defensible political relationships, I claim, express the general moral values of respect for agency and reciprocity. It is these values, I claim, that processes for ending conflict must express and that inform the regulative ideal of just peace at the core of jus post bellum.

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Shakespeare and War

Honour at the Stake

Patrick Gray

Shakespeare himself was a pacifist. In keeping with most international law regarding war today, Meron draws heavily on just war theory, as it emerged in the Middle Ages out of scholastic reflections on St. Augustine’s City of God , as well as Cicero’s account

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Elizabeth Hoyt and Gašper Jakovac

war in Shakespeare’s plays. After determining that these approaches represent opposing ends of a spectrum, she introduces a third option: just war theory. According to Quabeck, ‘this approach opposes realism in the assumption that wars are not liable

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Patrick Young, David Looseley, Elayne Oliphant, and Kolja Lindner

—the Prussian siege exposed the absence of consensual moral or legal standards applying to war violence inflicted directly upon civilians and population centers. Neither the postulates of Just War theory, nor the recently enacted Geneva Convention (1864

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The Pope's Public Reason

A Religious yet Public Case for Welcoming Refugees

Aurélia Bardon

continuity between being Christian and having a duty to welcome refugees. But does this make the reason religious in a way that would make it incompatible with public reason? Not necessarily. Consider the example of Just War theory: it has very clear

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Olesya Khromeychuk

Despite Themselves , 141–142. 50 Laura Sjoberg, Gender, Justice, and the Wars in Iraq: A Feminist Reformulation of Just War Theory (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2006), 34. Emphasis in original. 51 Bohachevsky-Chomiak, Feminists Despite Themselves , 141