PHIL 3190 - War and Morality uri icon

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  • Focuses on moral issues raised by war. When, if ever, can war be morally justified? Are rules of war globally applicable, or are they affected by local religious and cultural frameworks? Are colonized nations bound by the same rules of war as their colonizer states? Are states ever obligated to intervene to stop massacres or genocides in other states? Recommended prerequisite: 6 hours of PHIL coursework.