publication . Conference object . 2017

Terrorism: some philosophical and ethical dilemmas

Stojanov, Trajce; Unsal, Zeynep;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
Abstract
Philosophers weren`t thinking a lot about terrorism before the terrorist attacks in the United States on 11 September 2001. Or even when they were thinking the main concern was how to deal with terrorism. But after this attack terrorism was high on the philosophical agenda mainly manifested as an ethical problem. The key concern was: can terrorism be morally justified? That is the issue we are dealing in this paper too. But, the answer of this question largely depends on the treatment of terrorism, i.e. from the answer on a previous question: what is terrorism? With regard to the problem of defining terrorism the dominant approach seeks to acknowledge the cor...
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free text keywords: Philosophy, ethics and religion, Political Science
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