Browsing by Author "McKeogh, Colm"

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  • After the Civilian: Compassion in a changing politico-military context

    McKeogh, Colm (2017)
    This paper looks at political, military and technological challenges to the rule against targeting civilians in war. Neither the concept nor the reality of the civilian offer the clarity once assumed. The paper argues that ...
  • Are the citizens of a democracy a just target for terrorists?

    McKeogh, Colm (Routledge, 2011)
    This article investigates how issues of political responsibility connect to the combatant/civilian distinction in armed conflict. It does so by looking at an attempted moral justification of terrorism in a democracy by a ...
  • Quaker Peace Testimony and Pacifism

    McKeogh, Colm (2017)
    This paper looks at the Peace Testimony of Quakers (the Religious Society of Friends) and argues that, although Quakerism is commonly seen as pacifist (in some sense of that term) by many both within and without the Society, ...
  • Reinhold Niebuhr’s Christian realism/ Christian idealism

    McKeogh, Colm (Louisiana State University Press, 2007)
    The foregoing quip captures a realization that came to the young Reinhold Niebuhr in the 192os and that turned the liberal Christian pastor away from pacifism and toward a more realist ethic of politics. From then until ...

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