Just War Theory

Revision test for the Edexcel syllabus on War and Peace

NOTE : THESE QUESTIONS ARE BASED ON THE COURSE NOTES FOR THE ETHICS OF WAR AND PEACE THAT CAN BE FOUND HERE, HERE, HERE AND HERE.  THIS TEST (AND MANY OF THE OTHERS ON THIS SITE) SHOULD ALSO BE OF USE TO STUDENTS FOLLOWING OTHER ADVANCED LEVEL RELIGIOUS STUDIES COURSES. BEAR IN MIND THAT THEY ARE MEANT TO BE DIFFICULT. FOR …

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Additional Course Notes on Realism and Pacifism for students of the Edexcel syllabus

From the syllabus: b) Concepts of pacifism, including absolute, relative/selective and nuclear pacifism, the role of pacifist movements and pressure groups.  NOTE: this handout does not deal with all aspects of the above but should be helpful. Additionally, there is information on the realist/realpolitik perspective which provides another contrast with Just War theory. Both pacifism …

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Course Notes on ethical issues to do with Nuclear Weapons for students of the Edexcel syllabus

From the syllabus.  a) The contribution of at least one religion to issues of war and peace, including the teaching of sacred text(s), the Just War Theory, including principles jus ad bellum, jus in bello and jus post bellum, reasons for and influences on the development of the theory, examples of wars, including contemporary conflicts …

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Detailed Course Notes on War and Peace for students of the Edexcel syllabus

From the syllabus.  a) The contribution of at least one religion to issues of war and peace, including the teaching of sacred text(s), the Just War Theory, including principles jus ad bellum, jus in bello and jus post bellum, reasons for and influences on the development of the theory, examples of wars, including contemporary conflicts …

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Course Notes for Edexcel students – Brian Orend on Just War Theory

From the syllabus.  a) The contribution of at least one religion to issues of war and peace, including the teaching of sacred text(s), the Just War Theory, including principles jus ad bellum, jus in bello and jus post bellum, reasons for and influences on the development of the theory, examples of wars, including contemporary conflicts …

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