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Moral tensions in international affairs

John Coleman Bennett

Moral tensions in international affairs

by John Coleman Bennett

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Published by Council on Religion and International Affairs in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International relations -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John C. Bennett.
    SeriesEthics and foreign policy series, Ethics and foreign policy series (Lanham, Md.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE841 .B38
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28 p.
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14078634M
    LC Control Number64008199

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Drawing upon Jean-Paul Sartre's two principles--being in-itself and being for-itself--Keim. • Provides clear, non-partisan, and non-ideological scholarly coverage of historical as well as contemporary moral issues in international affairs • Ranges subject matter from diplomacy, military decision-making, and international law to humanitarian intervention and the definition and protection of the basic human rightsFormat: Paperback.

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