"With whom he was in a state of just war...": A Review of the Just War Tradition

James L. Cook

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 1/1/2004

Issue: Violence (Vol. 24, No 1, Winter, 2004)

The just war tradition functions as a guideline, not as a set of formulaic answers. An examination of conversations with a fictional Luther in a novella by Heinrich von Kleist illustrates how the guidelines might be applied to present situations.

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