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The origins of the book make a chronicle of the unexpected. In the spring of 1985, if memory serves, I was invited by Jeffrey Stout to teach a course at Princeton focusing on war and traditions of moral reasoning. Although I had not previously explored the just war tradition, it dovetailed nicely with my interest in Aristotle and his place in contemporary moral theory.
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just war tradition, virtue, pacifism
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Ethics and Political Philosophy | Philosophy
Davis, Grady S. Warcraft and the Fragility of Virtue: An Essay in Aristotelian Ethics. Eugene: Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2010.