PHL378H1: War and Morality

Hours: 
36L

Moral and political issues concerning warfare: the theory of the just war, pacifism, moral constraints on the conduct of war, war as an instrument of foreign policy, the strategy of deterrence. Special attention to the implications of nuclear weapons.

Prerequisite: 

PHL265H1/​ PHL275H1, 7.5 courses (in any field) with at least 1.5 in philosophy

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)