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Moral and Historical Perspectives
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Concise, lucid, and readable. . . Sovereignty is a welcome contribution to the philosophy of international politics. * Voegelinview *
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James Turner Johnson is Distinguished Professor of Religion and a professor in the graduate program in political science at Rutgers University. He has received Rockefeller, Guggenheim, and National Endowment for the Humanities fellowships and various other research grants and has directed two NEH summer seminars. He is the author of eleven books and editor or coeditor of five others, including Can Modern War be Just?, Ethics and the Use of Force, The Quest for Peace, and Morality and Contemporary Warfare.
Introduction I. Sovereign Authority and the Right to Use Armed Force in Classic Just War Tradition1.Sovereignty as Responsibility: The Coming Together and Development of a Tradition2.Sovereign Authority and the Justified Use of Force in Thomas Aquinas and His Early Modern Successors3.Sovereign Authority and the Justified Use of Force in Luther and the Reformation4.Grotius and His Impact: The Westphalian Settlement, the Idea of the "Law of Nations," and the Move to the Territorial Idea of Sovereignty5. Transitions in the Concept of Sovereignty II. Engaging the Westphalian Idea of Sovereignty6. Finding Common Ground in the Diversity of Civilizations7. The Two Conceptions of Sovereignty and the "Responsibility to Protect" Doctrine Conclusion Bibliography Index