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Conatus 8, no. 2 (2023) Special Issue: Ethics of War. Guest Editor: Jovan Babić.


Conatus - Journal of Philosophy will publish a Special Issue in 2023 devoted to the“Ethics of War,” with a special focus on ius ad bellum, but will also welcome contributions from other areas of the Ethics of War, and Military Ethics in general.

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Vol. 8 No. 2 (2023): Conatus - Journal of Philosophy SI: War Ethics
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Published: 2023-12-31

Guest Editor: Jovan Babić

Doctors with Borders

Lu-Vada Dunford

Dialectics of War as a Natural Phenomenon: Existential Perspective

Purissima Emelda Egbekpalu, Paschal Onyi Oguno, Princewill Iheanyi Alozie

Just War Determination through Human Acts Valuation: An Igbo-African Experience

Anthony Udoka Ezebuiro, Emeka Simon Ejim, Innocent Anthony Uke

Anger and Reconciliation

Bernhard Koch

The Nature of War

Nikolaos Psarros

Stoic Consolations

Nancy Sherman

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