How should a democratic state fight terrorism? This is the question discussed by Michael Ignatieff in his latest book. Ignatieff explores several. The Lesser Evil: Political Ethics in an Age of ht t/ hosted at. Terror by Michael Ignatieff. Prnnceton, NJ: tnlv os. ‘ [email protected]; Princeton. In this volume, Michael Ignatieff seeks to answer the following question: should liberal democracies be free of violence or are ‘lesser evils’ justified under the.

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Terrorism and the Uses of Terror. In it, Ignatieff considers the question of how, in a liberal democracyit is possible to balance the legitimate rights of innocent citizens against the state’s need to combat terrorism.

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Retrieved 18 February Added to PP index Total downloads 1 1, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads? He shows how the most potent response to terror has been force, decisive and direct, yet restrained. Retrieved from ” https: The book was initially ignstieff in hardcover form in[3] then in in paperback by Edinburgh University Press.


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In this book Ignatieff argues that the war against terrorism requires acts which go beyond those permitted by our constitutional restraints and protections of the recognition of individual legal rights. Randall Dipert – – Journal of Military Ethics 5 1: We may need to kill to fight ,esser greater evil of terrorism, but we must never pretend that doing so is anything better than a lesser evil.

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The Lesser Evil: Political Ethics in an Age of Terror

Alan Wolfe – – A. Sign in to use this feature. This entry has no external links. Request removal from index. Gabriella Slomp – – Palgrave-Macmillan. Ethics for International Business: To balance this necessary erosion of liberal freedoms and rights, Ignatieff presents a framework of judicial review, executive and Congressional oversight, free debate and limits on interrogation.

Terror, Terrorism, States, and Societies: Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. Political Evil in a Global Age: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The public scrutiny and political ethics that motivate restraint also give democracy its strongest weapon: Political Ethics in Applied Ethics.