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Reinhold Niebuhr and Contemporary Politics$
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Richard Harries and Stephen Platten

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199571833

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571833.001.0001

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Reinhold Niebuhr and the Use of Force

Reinhold Niebuhr and the Use of Force

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(p.183) 13 Reinhold Niebuhr and the Use of Force
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Reinhold Niebuhr and Contemporary Politics
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John D. Carlson

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571833.003.0014

This chapter considers the issues in relation to humanitarian interventions, arguing that moral compassion without a sense of the political realities can be disastrous. It also looks at Niebuhr's ethical realism in relation to the Just War tradition.

Keywords:   Reinhold Niebuhr, humanitarian intervention, moral compassion, ethical realism, just war

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