“Yvonne Chiu has written an original and important book. Conspiring with the Enemy‘s argument is strong throughout; the writing is clear and often elegant, and the historical references, illustrations, and examples make the book engaging as well as educational. Who ever heard of such a thing as cooperation between enemies in war? Henceforth no one will ask that question.”
~Michael Walzer, author of Just and Unjust Wars: A Moral Argument with Historical Illustrations
Warfare is commonly considered devoid of morality. Yet even in the most horrific of human activities, there is frequent communication and cooperation between enemies. In Conspiring with the Enemy: The Ethic of Cooperation in Warfare, Yvonne Chiu offers a new understanding of why and how this phenomenon exists. From the treatment of prisoners of war to the existence of laws of war, Chiu explores the political philosophy of cooperation amidst enemies.
We will be featuring this book this week, starting with today’s giveaway! Enter this drawing for a chance to win a free copy. Come back for a guest post by Chiu on Wednesday and a book excerpt on Friday.
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