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Fall 2021
Sep 30,2022
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This course examines the causes of war, including state and non-state actors. It examines the moral and ethical questions surrounding the decisions to engage in wars, and once engaged, the question of "rules" of conflict. lt also examines the ways in which wars are brought to a conclusion, such as various forms of diplomatic action and pressure, political and social change, and purely military solutions. It examines the issue of war crimes and war guilt, and the moral framework around cases of reparation and post-war trials, Finally, it explores the theoretical basis of "peace" as something other than simply an absence of war. By requiring students to examine all of these issues and demonstrate competence by writing about and discussing them, this course fulfills the Values and Ethics category of the general education curriculum.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate

History Department

Course Attributes:
Gen Ed 18-Values and Ethics, MJ-INTL-Global Issues Conc

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

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