Ch 10: Moral & Ethical Issues in Peacetime vs. War

About This Chapter

This mobile-friendly philosophy chapter discusses a variety of ethical and moral issues associated with periods of war and peace. The chapter's lessons and quizzes can be used for test preparation, tutoring, homework help, grade improvement and casual learning.

Moral & Ethical Issues in Peacetime vs. War - Chapter Summary

Complete this chapter at your own pace to review several peacetime and wartime moral/ethical issues. The chapter's engaging video lessons help you see differing views regarding pacifism, the use of unconventional war weapons, the justification of war and more. To help you reinforce your understanding of these moral and ethical issues, we've included plenty of self-assessment quizzes throughout the chapter. You can study the chapter online at any time, or you can print the accompanying lesson transcripts to study offline. By the end of the chapter, you should be equipped to:

  • Discuss views related to peace and pacifism
  • Assess several justifications for war
  • Recognize the criteria for justice during in war and its aftermath
  • Explain the morality of unconventional war weapons
  • Describe the purpose and function of international conventions in world politics

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