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Table of Contents for
War and International Justice: A Kantian Perspective by Brian Orend

Acknowledgements

List of Abbreviations

Introduction

Part One: Kant’s Just War Theory

Chapter 1. Kant’s Context

Introduction

Groundwork to Kant’s Internationalism

The Core Principles of Kant’s Practical Philosophy

Kant’s General Conception of International Justice

Conclusion

Notes

Chapter 2. Kant’s Just War Theory

The Traditional Reading: No Just War

Neither Realism nor Pacifism

Traditional Just War Theory

The Principles of Kant’s Just War Theory

Conclusion

Notes

Chapter 3. Critical Evaluation of Kant’s International Theory

General Criticisms of Some Core Claims

Criticisms of the International Theory of Justice

Criticisms of Kant’s Just War Theory

Constitutive Elements of a Contemporary Kantian Internationalism

Contemporary Relevance

Conclusion

Notes

Part Two: A Contemporary Kantian Just War Theory

Chapter 4. Contemporary Kantian Internationalism: Human Rights and Ideal Rules of International Law

Human Rights from a Kantian Point of View

International Justice in General

Conclusion

Notes

Chapter 5. The Refutation of Realism and Pacifism

Realism

Pacifism

Conclusion

Notes

Chapter 6. Jus ad Bellum

Groundwork

Just Cause

Right Intention

Proper Authority, Public Declaration and Domestic Rights Protection

No Precipitate Resort to Force

Probability of Success

(Macro-) Proportionality

Two Real-World Cases for Applying Jus ad Bellum

Conclusion

Notes

Chapter 7. Jus post Bellum

The Status Quo of War Termination and Its Deficiencies

Particular Wars, Immediate Aftermaths

Summary of Jus post Bellum Principles

One Real-World Application of Jus post Bellum: The Persian Gulf War

War in General: Long-term Structural Reform

Conclusion

Notes

Conclusion

Bibliography

Index