Michael Walzer on War and Justice

Author(s): Brian Orend

Language: English

Genre(s): Philosophy

Series: Political Philosophy Now

  • November 2000 · 224pages · 216x138mm

  • ·Paperback - 9780708316481

About The Book

This work offers a comprehensive look at Michael Walzer - one of the most prominent social critics in North America -, and his entire body of work. The topics dealt with include: war; the distribution of wealth; political power; healthcare; and both the national and international fields of justice.

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'...Orend carefully expounds Walzer's philosophy...exposes tensions between Walzer's 'conventionalism' and his attachment to a minimal but more universal and more consistently nonconsequentialist understanding of morality. Orend deepens our understanding of Walzer and makes a contribution of his own to the discussion of international justice'. Terry Nardin, Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and author of Law, Morality and the Relations of States.

About the Author(s)

Brian Orend

Brian Orend is the Director of International Studies, and a Professor of Philosophy, at the University of Waterloo in Canada.

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