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Study Guide for Test 1 (Wed. April. 20) Phil / Poli Sci 28 Spring 2011 Concepts: Just Cause Necessity Proportionality (macro) Effectiveness Jus in Bello Discrimination Proportionality (micro) Jus ad Bellum Doctrine of Double Effect Dependence Thesis Independence Thesis Moral Equivalence of Combatants Regular War Paradigm Just War Paradigm Liability to attack Consent Lesser Evil Examples of Test Questions: 1. Explain how a war with a just cause can fail to satisfy jus ad bellum by failing to satisfy the constraint of proportionality. Explain how a war with a just cause can fail to satisfy jus ad bellum by failing to satisfy the constraint of necessity. 2. Shue thinks it is almost always morally impermissible to target civilians when fighting a war. But he also thinks it is often morally permissible to kill civilians in a war. Explain how he reconciles these two claims. 3. How does the treatment of jus ad bellum under the Regular War paradigm differ from
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Unformatted text preview: its treatment under the Just War paradigm? How does the treatment of jus in bello under the Regular War paradigm differ from its treatment under the Just War paradigm? 4. Explain why one might think that consent can provide a basis for the Independence Thesis as a moral doctrine. Why does McMahan think that this argument fails? Notes about the Test: It will consist of four short-answer essay questions. You must answer all four. Each question will be worth the same amount. But some questions will take longer to answer than others. I will not ask you to describe or distinguish the views of the historical figures we covered (Aquinas, Fulgosjus, Vitoria, Grotius, von Wolff, or Vatel). However, if doing so helps you to answer more effectively a particular question, you should do so. The test will cover the readings by Shue, Reichberg, and McMahan and will cover lecture through Monday, April 18 th . Bring your own blue-books....
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course PHIL 2* taught by Professor Bar during the Spring '11 term at UCSD.

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