Mathias Thaler

Accounting for Humanitarian Intervention:
Some Remarks about the Cost of Taking Sides [1]

Periods of warfare are probably the best times in which to witness the strange overlapping of morals, politics and law. Today, we can perceive many different reactions to this confusion (apart from the ever prevailing disgust and dismay): appealing to rational arguments in order to establish a lawful consensus, withdrawing from politics in order to safeguard one’s moral integrity, praising the role of power and interest in order to identify the true motivations behind any moral claim….
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