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Table of Contents for War and International Justice: A Kantian Perspective by Brian Orend Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations Introduction Part One: Kant's Just War Theory Chapter 1. Kant's Context Introduction Groundwork to Kant's Internationalism The Core Principles of Kant's Practical Philosophy Kant's General Conception of International Justice Conclusion Notes Chapter 2. Kant's Just War Theory The Traditional Reading: No Just War Neither Realism nor Pacifism Traditional Just War Theory The Principles of Kant's Just War Theory Conclusion Notes Chapter 3. Critical Evaluation of Kant's International Theory General Criticisms of Some Core Claims Criticisms of the International Theory of Justice Criticisms of Kant's Just War Theory Constitutive Elements of a Contemporary Kantian Internationalism Contemporary Relevance Conclusion Notes Part Two: A Contemporary Kantian Just War Theory Chapter 4. Contemporary Kantian Internationalism: Human Rights and Ideal Rules of International Law Human Rights from a Kantian Point of View International Justice in General Conclusion Notes Chapter 5. The Refutation of Realism and Pacifism Realism Pacifism Conclusion Notes Chapter 6. Jus ad Bellum Groundwork Just Cause Right Intention Proper Authority, Public Declaration and Domestic Rights Protection No Precipitate Resort to Force Probability of Success (Macro-) Proportionality Two Real-World Cases for Applying Jus ad Bellum Conclusion Notes Chapter 7. Jus post Bellum The Status Quo of War Termination and Its Deficiencies Particular Wars, Immediate Aftermaths Summary of Jus post Bellum Principles One Real-World Application of Jus post Bellum: The Persian Gulf War War in General: Long-term Structural Reform Conclusion Notes Conclusion Bibliography Index

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Brian Orend , a philosophy professor at the University of Waterloo, Canada, has also taught at Columbia University in New York City.

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``For many reasons this book...is a valuable contribution to the just war tradition.'' -- J. M. Betz -- Choice
``Opening a new topic in Kant scholarship as well as a new perspective on international relations, Brian Orend has delivered an impressive first book that is likely to refresh and stimulate debate.'' -- Thomas W. Pogge, Columbia University
``With a nice combination of insight and ingenuity, Orend discovers and constructs a Kantian account of just war -- which is marked by a unique emphasis on jus post bellum, the justice of post-war settlements. He then develops this account precisely and elegantly....The result is an important contribution to the philosophical analysis of morality and war.'' -- Michael Walzer, Institute of Advance Studies, Princeton University

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