Just War? Moral Soldiers?
By Laurie L. Calhoun
This article appeared in the Winter 2000 issue of The Independent Review
If tyrants and liberators alike can rally their troops by invoking the theory of just war, can the theory be all that good? If a soldiers primary duty is to follow orders, is he any less responsible for his conduct?
|Other Independent Review articles by Laurie L. Calhoun|
|Fall 2011||The Silencing of Soldiers|
|Winter 2011||Political Philosophers on War|
|Winter 2006||Michael Walzer on Just War Theorys Critical Edge|
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