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Oppenheimer and the Ethics of War

<p>"Oppenheimer" raises important questions about the morality and ethics of war. Is war ever just? Is it ever ethical? Can atomic bombs or nuclear weapons be used ethically? Join us and find out.</p>

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"Oppenheimer" raises important questions about the morality and ethics of war. Is war ever just? Is it ever ethical? Can atomic bombs or nuclear weapons be used ethically? Join us and find out.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Face-to-Face

SUGGESTED READING

  • Anscombe, Elizabeth, War and Murder (1981)
  • Aquinas, Politics and Ethics
  • Machiavelli, The Prince
  • Norman, Richard, Ethics, Killing, and War
  • Robertson, Geoffrey, Crimes Against Humanity

COURSE OUTLINE

  • "Just War" theory
  • Atomic weapons
  • The ethics and morality of war

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Know about "Just War" theory
    2 Understand issues involved with the ethics and morality of war

Ray Younis

MA (Hons), DPhil
Ray Younis was educated at the University of Sydney (BA Hons. MA Hons.) and the University of Oxford (DPhil). He has over 30 years of teaching experience at Oxford, the University of Sydney and...